Venice – Hybrid Identities

Ans Joosten mentioned that for her creating out of stone is something that has been done for as long as human beings wander on this earth. It developed towards shaping amulets, objects and statues to worship for instance the ‘Venus van Willendorf’ from the ‘Upper Paleolithic’ period towards the Hellenistic period when there was a search to create a certain perfect image of the human embodiment. The propaganda, the stories and the transmission of everyday life through sculptures in stone. Her fascination with human movement, the current conditions, times and the ways we perceive to create and destroy ‘so these times’ influence my ways of creating together with the stone and its being.…..

Text. Luca Curci talks with Ans Joosten, during VISIONS – CANVAS INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2023, and during HYBRID IDENTITIES – BORDERS ART FAIR held in Venice at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello.

A selection of my works was shown in Venice at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello during the start of La Biennale 2023. My works were part of the exposition at VISIONS – CANVAS INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2023 Venice | April 07 – 24, 2023 Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association.

Cooperation. ITSLIQUID, ACIT Venice
Year. 2023, May
Curator. Arch. Luca Curci
Location. Venice, Italy

Publications. Interview.


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