Alicja Kozlowska rolls out her embroidery in south korea
Embroidered Ordinariness – Performances in Seoul, 2023 | all pictures courtesy Alicja Kozlowska
scattering lifelike client good sculptures throughout shops
On this case, Alicja Kozlowska (see extra right here) scattered her lifelike embroidered artworks throughout comfort shops and supermarkets in South Korea’s Seoul and Busan; some nestle amongst luggage of actual candies, others line up with cans in merchandising machines or fridges. The variations? Virtually untraceable at a fast look. One should cease of their tracks and take a better look to note the discrepancies.
Based on the artist, the efficiency of infiltrating her paintings into real-life area is integral to her inventive exercise. ‘For my tasks, I most frequently use the area of large-format shops. I do it in several elements of the world, this time South Korea. The principle cause I make my performances is that I can observe probably the most trustworthy reactions to my work from individuals which can be often not artwork lovers,’ notes Kozlowska.
observing how the viewers responds to this ‘efficiency’
The viewers’s reactions differ vastly, typically relying on the tradition of a given place, civilization, or cultural improvement. Koslowska observed that she arouses the best curiosity amongst comparatively younger individuals and the older era. The previous have an interest within the thought and that means of the message, whereas the latter focuses extra on the strategy of efficiency and mapping particulars. ‘I feel efficiency is a good match with a fiber artwork, nevertheless it’s not quite common, which makes it much more shocking and fascinating. For my part, textiles should not that fragile and are supposed to be skilled!‘ she concludes.
Busan 2023 – shut up shot