Inconsistent Ways of Seeing

Timothy Persons

    Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproduction


    Kristján Gudmundsson | Jarosław Kozłowski | Ville Kumpulainen | Milja Laurila | Dominik Lejman

    The five artists selected for this presentation all work in different medias and share a mutual interest in exploring their diverse points of view dealing with the relationship between text and visual art. They are all connected by how they challenge the subject of association with what we see and assume based upon our knowledge and experience of correlating the image with the words that define it. This disassociation process disrupts the identity relationship between the verbal and the visual encouraging abstract thinking.

    Combining text with images has a long history in art and especially so in the last century, with Dadaism, Surrealism, Fluxus and the emergence of Conceptual Art. The artists in the 1960s and 70s treated language as an equal element in their works, creating a new perspective on interpreting and presenting ideas. This exhibition continues this dialogue with works spanning over the last three decades.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBerlin
    Publication statusPublished - 2021
    MoE publication typeF2 Public partial realisation of a work of art
    EventInconsistent Ways of Seeing - Persons Projects, Berlin, Germany
    Duration: 29 Apr 202128 Aug 2021

    Field of art

    • Contemporary art


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