Title: Facets of existence / solo exhibition
Where: Sint-Niklaas steM museum
Who: Joke Raes
Materials: several installations, see photos
Facets of existence contains a selection of works about the the concept 'Facets of existence'.
You can see an installation about the destruction of human being. Here the human body is devided in 5 pieces; parts around the the head, hands, ribs lungs , intestines , testicles , legs and toes. The public have to move the weights of the guillotine where the body parts are hanging. Then there appears the secrets of the body.
Another installation 'Perception' let the public see trough art glasses. At both sides there can someone stand. On the transparent of the ceramic glasses you can see several thinkpatterns. Here the art work break out the normal thinking patterns.
In two other works you see makettes for bigger installations. One is about the fact that everything is moving, the other one it's about all possible choices that you can see in one moment.
The titles of the works are readeable in knittings that are connected with the art works; a mindmap.