a veil is not a curtain info

A veil is not a curtain is a piece of work where a seemingly weightless, large plastic cloth is hung up in distinct places & landscapes. The intervention usually lasts no longer than a day.
The veil itself is made of hundreds of colored plastic bags, all stitched together. The material is so light and airy that hanging it up in open air often means putting it into very precarious and even detrimental conditions: the wind, the sun and the rain can have their go with the veil.
In every instance the action is widely photographed, filmed and recorded.
For every hang out there is also a time of recovery and rest in which the damage to the veil is repaired and new actions are planned.
The project will come to an end the moment the veil is exhausted and becomes no more than a relic of itself.
 
 
Dimensions

Length ca. 15m
Height ca. 8.5m
Surface ca. 130m²
Weight ca. 2,5 kg


A Veil is not a Curtain III


Blandijn Building – Patio
Sint Hubertustraat, Ghent
 

A Veil is not a Curtain IV


Botanical Gardens – Glasshouse
K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35, Ghent
Blandijn Building – Reading Room
Rozier 9, Ghent
 

A Veil is not a Curtain V


will be on show Artenova during D.ART 2017 art route in Mechelen.
June 28th – July 2nd 2017

 
 

 
 
 

> A Veil is not a Curtain I, Art Route, Overvloed, Ranst, Belgium, May 2015

> A Veil is not a Curtain II, Terruel, Spain, July 2015

> A Veil is not a Curtain III, Ghent, Belgium, November 2015

> A Veil is not a Curtain IV, Genth, Belgium, December 2015

> A Veil is not a Curtain V, Mechelen, Belgium, June – July 2017