• Nik Christensen
    PART HERE PART BARELY THERE
  • 30.01 - 12.03.2016 
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Each pixel, or hard-lined fragment, by which the whole of the image is composed, gain a different meaning if reconstructed by the viewer’s gaze. It’s exactly the versatility of this reconstruction that allows the existence of endless possibilities and realities, giving a semiotical value to the works. 

The infinite ways and means of perception are what lie behind the title of the show: the impressions of the here are fragile in their instantaneity, they are poised between present and future, and end being incomplete: part here, part barely there.  

 

Nik Christensen (1973, Bromley, Kent, UK) graduated from the Rietveld Academie in 2000 and lives and works in Amsterdam. He has had exhibitions at major Dutch museums such as the Teylers museum in Haarlem and the Stedelijk Museum in Schiedam, as well as myriad international galleries. His work is part of important private and corporate collections, including those of the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, the Dutch central bank DNB, Gilissen Bankers and many international private collections. Major publications include the Vitamin D2 International Drawing Anthology at Phaidon Books and more recently Thames and Hudson ‘Picturing People’.