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Gallery Artists > Kris Lemsalu

Kris Lemsalu

Birth V - Hi & Bye

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Birth V - Hi & Bye
ceramics, mixed media 2019

For the Estonian Pavilion (58th Venice Biennale, 2019), Lemsalu gathers sculptural phantoms and disparate collaborators into an installation that gives birth to a world of shamanic force, visionary weirdness, and collective revival. While in earlier works Lemsalu engaged with the topic of death, for this exhibition she’s more concerned with life – although death wears a carnival mask in Venice anyway.

Curators: Andrew Berardini, Irene Campolmi, Sarah Lucas, Tamara Luuk.
Photos: Andrey Vasilenko, image courtesy of Center for Contemporary Arts Estonia.
 

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