TAL R: CHIMNEY SCHOOL OF SCULPTURE │ Victoria Miro, London → 30 May 2015

“Victoria Miro z dlîtd t priznt Čimni scūl v sculpčr, an xibišn v ny wrc bî ɖ Côpnhāgn-bêst ātist Tal R.

Tal R hz ofn yzd ɖ wrd kolbojnik, mīnñ leftovrz in Hībru, t dscrîb hiz practis v swsñ n c̣lctñ a wîd renj v imijri, fiğṛtv n abstract, fṛm hî n lo culčr. Instwld c̣lctvli, Tal R’z wrcs cn gv ɖ imprešn v a grūp šo, az adhiṛns t a sngl isʈetc stîl z isčūd in fevr v a nonhạrācicl xpḷrešn v mtirı̣l n fwm. Ɖs wl b xplord in ɖ xibišn, ẇč stêjz sculpčrz alñsd frničrwrcs n a siriz v pêntñz n wrcs on pêpr.

Ɖ lowr gaḷri wl b popyletd bî a dispṛt c̣lẋn v sramic, crīčr-lîc sculpčrz. Tal R hz implýd a prôses v racūfîrñ, an ênčnt tecnīc ẇč orijinetd in sixtīnʈ-senčri Jpan. Ɖ prôses pṛdysz ntwrı̣sli unpridictbl rzults – ɖ cle’z srfis z blacnd or ẇîtnd acwdñ t ɖ intnsti v its xpožr t ɖ smôc n z laybl t crac or īvn xplod, a voḷtiḷti ɖt hz drwn ɖ ātist t ɖ mtirı̣l.

Alñsd ɖ racūsculpčrz wl b a nmbr v minimlist sculpčrz v fabric-cuvrd wŭd. Ɖz ljr-ɖn-lîf flūmz, wɖ candīcên strîps n bilt-in ervents, cwl t mînd ɖ industrı̣l čimni. Hvr, ɖz wrcs r dvōst fṛm eni funẋnñ sistm. Instd ɖe sjst a jýflṇs ɖt rbycs a factrīlojc v in-pts n ât-pts, n imbodi a strenjr n ls qontifaybl prôses.

Tal R z olso nôn fr pṛdysñ ynīc, hand-md sôfz, or ôpı̣mbedz, ẇč r md fṛm old n ny rugz swst ʈrt Scandinevia n trītd wɖ pênt n dai in ɖ stydio. A nmbr v ɖz pačwrct pìsz v frničr wl pṛvîd anɖr pspctv fṛm ẇč t vy – or fṛm ẇč t b vyd bî – ɖ sculpčrz. Xplorñ ɖ dmstc qoḷti v frničr az an ātistc mīdı̣m, Tal R plez wɖ ɖ bândri btwn āt n lîf. Nɖr ɖ practcl prṗs v ɖz wrcs nr ɖer isʈetc qoḷtiz têc catgoricl presdns. Ɖ îdīa v ɖ ôpı̣mbed sjsts a hêzi, lêtnt spês v unfetrd ʈncñ, ɖ funẋnl objct dlinietñ a non-funẋnl spês v ʈt.

Ɖ upsterz flor v ɖ gaḷrīspês wl b têcn p wɖ a slf-cntend coridorstrucčr strečt ovr wɖ canvsmtirı̣l. Wɖn it r pêntñz n wrcs on pêpr, ol dpictñ a clozd blînd. Rpitd acrs ɖ wōlz v an inclozd spês, ɖs reprizentešn v šutrd vižn cnvez a visṛl sens v intirioṛti n pzišnz ɖ vywr in an ambiğs spês ɖt z nɖr insd nr âtsd.

Bạgraficl dītelz

Born in Tel Avīv in 1967, Tal R livz n wrcs in Côpnhāgn. H hz hd sôlo xibišnz at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Āhŭs, Denmāc (2013 – 2014); Pinakothek der Moderne, Mynic (2013); Galerie im Taxispalais, Inzbrŭc, Ostria, travlñ t Kunsthalle Dūsldwf (bʈ 2013); Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Sâ Pâlu (2012); Museum Kunstpalast, Dūsldwf (2012); Kunstverein Augsburg-Holbeinhaus, Âgzbrg, Jrṃni (2011); Der Kunstverein, Hambrg (2011); Maġzīn III Myziym n Fândešn fr Cntmprri Āt, Stochom (2009); Kunsthalle Tūbñn, Tūbñn (2009); Bônefãtõ Myziym, Māstrict (2008); Camdn Ātșentr, Lundn (2008); Luīziana Myziym fr Moderne Kunst, Denmāc (2007); n Kunsthalle Manhîm (2007). Tal R wz a pṛfesr at Kunstakademie Dūsldwf fṛm 2005–2014.”

 GAḶRI WEBSAIT


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