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HANRIE VAN HEERDEN - SOUTH AFRICA


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  • SECOND MONTH - HANRIE VAN HEERDEN -



     

     

    Through the work I am (translated from Afrikaans to English) I admit the vulnerability of the Self through using the scale of the work and the specific choice of words. The work can be experienced on a physical and visual level because of the specific location and the chosen scale of the work. The words suggests a presence of a person, who ever may be interpolated by the work, but it also signifies an open ended concept as it acts as an incomplete sentence. The viewer can either admit to the existence of the Self through only reading the words, or can engage in the work by making up new meanings as the sentence can be completed through adding any word next to it.

    I finally see this work as a gesture to that enables the viewer to come to realisation through the experience of the work, visually, physically or conceptually.
     

     
     
       

    all images © HANRIE VAN HEERDEN

    Visit also the website of Hanrie van Heerden.

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