Astrid Svangrenflowers/ heather/ tulip/ a room of darkness/ somewhere there is noise/ the painting is folded/ loosely composed/ it is perishable/ the painting is upholstered/ is he just evil?/ a non human - a demon?/ think pleated feathers/ and the abstractions/ good, evil, gentleness and aggression/ window out/ the recklessness/ chalk bath/ and the dead mother/ wipe wipe/ rub rub/ the sediments/ has been left on my gloves/ the colour is the story/ firmly tightened/ apron – cloth/ oh how clean/ a state of increased sensitivity/ what I am/ is fed with/ child's mouth/ open mouth/ flower as a mouth/ I read aloud/ speak out the words butterfly bee/ the rhythm/ the language/ flickering breath

Images

Installation view. Astrid Svangren, 2012. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. Astrid Svangren, 2012
Installation view. Astrid Svangren, 2012. Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Installation view. Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012
Astrid Svangren, 2012

Press release

flowers
heather
tulip

a room of darkness
somewhere there is noise
the painting is folded
loosely composed
it is perishable
the painting is upholstered
is he just evil?
a non human - a demon?
think pleated feathers
and the abstractions
good, evil, gentleness and aggression
window out
the recklessness
chalk bath
and the dead mother

wipe wipe
rub rub
the sediments
has been left on my gloves
the colour is the story
firmly tightened
apron – cloth
oh how clean
a state of increased sensitivity
what I am
is fed with
child's mouth o
pen mouth
flower as a mouth
I read aloud
speak out the words butterfly bee
the rhythm
the language
flickering breath