Boulder Footstool by Elissa Lacoste for Everyday Gallery - 2019
DESCRIPTIONThis piece was part of the group exhibition 'Nude' at the Everyday Gallery in Antwerp, Belgium and was on view during the event 'in situ' in the Zaventemateliers in Brussels, Belgium. Statement by the artist : 'I dream of megalithic times' series embarks us into an interior environment composed of various speleothem-like shapes erected into silicone skins with earthly pigments kneaded into them. Evocative fleshy consistency, indefinable colors and gnarly textures devise an alternative realm that provokes cognitive dissonance. A realm where the presumed functions of the pieces seem to be undomesticated, morphing different affordances into one element. Alien earthlings form an inverted troglodyte interior relating to a primal identity of the visitor, who curiously and sensuously uncovers the whimsical environment. Like a karst topography adorned with horizontal lines of frothy puddles and bolt upright rubbery stone formations, this series relates to the natural on myriad scales, from mold growth to canyons. I dream of megalithic times invites the viewer to ponder the borderlands between inside and outside, between their preconceived ideas of materiality and their imagination. I dream of megalithic times embarks us into an interior environment composed of various speleothem-like shapes erected into silicone skins with earthly pigments kneaded into them.
W 70 cm, D 60 cm, H 56 cm
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