SOLO EXHIBITION ‘STRANGERS I KNOW’ |
THUIS AAN DE AMSTEL AMSTERDAM 2018
‘All of the sudden we woke up and saw our society had turned into a monster made solely out of money. A society led by ruthless pragmatism, algorithm-fascism and Excel-sheet terrorism. Grinding its way through our hopes, needs and dreams, processing them into profits no one benefited from. It was a time when we filled our empty souls with empty promises. When we covered up aching hearts using duck-faced selfies as social media was our place to shine, not to whine…
Excerpt from a conversation I had with my grandson, spring 2048, reminiscing about the challenges of our times back in the day.
A search for genuine answers in which he does not hesitate to consider himself, and the society around him, critically."