Unexpected Others at L'Atelier-KSR / Berlin

Violet Dennison, Adam Fearon, Richard Frater, Renata Har, Clemence de La Tour du Pin, Adrien Missika, Antoine Renard, Vanessa Safavi, Sarah Ancelle Schönfeld

21 May-16 July 2016


Grossbeerenstr. 34,
10965 Berlin-Kreuzberg

 Rose Quartz & Serenity

The amount of science we can do these days is enormous:resolving galaxies in the blink of anExtremely Large Telescope,replacing string and rust with a shimmering mess of mirrors,shifting legs constantly to adapt to the earth’s turbulent atmospherewith a textured tread and front zipper closurethe surface disappears under high exposurethese nightmare reflective platform bootswon’t let ya get any sleepwith their shine and glare shade and stareshape-shiftingoil-slickeddeathtrap love that’sthe Color of the Year—every yeareven this year: Simply White OC-117 or last year: Serpentine SS-SSS …with a textured tread and front zipper closurethe surface disappears under high exposureto resist penetrative bacteria and disrupt evil cell divisionat every stepdeflecting criticism in a gradient sunrise like suspicion pulsing up the back of the necka suspicion green as a reptile, blue as a fisha proof-of-concept synthetic microfishpowered by hydrogen peroxidewriggling through rough old seaweedsurfacing in the slimy drain puddle of needreflecting Rose Quartz 13-1520 & Serenity 15-3919cracking hard into yellow ice cubesfizzing soda with a citrus twistdelivering a million tiny, harmless skinpricksyou look down involuntarilyyou see a dark thing in the wateryou see a swimming shadowwith two broad fins … dorsal, anal …but it’s just a snorkeler just a gross fish a pink, sunburned fish in the shade of Radiant Orchid 18-322

Elvia Wilk