Open System - Silphium and Other Works, INIVA

Open System - Silphium and Other Works

Solo exhibition, INIVA, Institute of International Visual Arts, London.
Curated by: Lisa Rosendahl
2015.01.14 - 03.21

This exhibition comprises three recent films by Selander together with a selection of materials from the artist’s working archive. Characteristic of Selander’s work is the use of film to build dense layers of images and meaning, through which contemporary society is connected with history and the pre-historic. At the core of her enquiry lies a continuous questioning of the concept and materiality of the image. Selander’s work repeatedly asks us to reconsider the status of the image – as representation, memory, object, imprint or surface – and our relationship to it.

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Photo: Thierry Bal.