Johan De Kramer

Art History, Archaeology
03-06-1954. And that's it. This is all about being busy. Live and experience, each single time, the process of creating something. Live and experience the unexpoected turns in the process, ...the sudden flashed of inspiration, ...the problems and dificulties that have to been solved. With, on the one hand, the boundaries of but little and basic skills. And, on the other hand, the restrictions imposed by the material used; material found on the street, ...in containers, ...in abandoned buildings. Dirt. Cardboard, ...paper of all kind, lead sheet, iron wire, house paint, twine, fabric. Etc. And that's a deliberate choice; I don't like what is polished, neat, perfect, well done, designed. I praise and cherish the imperfect. I don't feel the urge of hiding of the traces and marks of the process, ..of all the errors. And should you feel the need to have some (hidden) message? Every single series is build around the shemes (mappings, models, diagrams, genealogical trees, ...) or those items (ex votos, charms, amulets, ...) people have always been using in order to create order, ...to counter chaos, ...to make this world clear and easy to master, ...to tame doom. But. After all. This isn't the stake. It's simply satisfying and gratifying to be busy.... (Read more)
Heverlee, BE

Nkisi 33 (Burden)

Sculpture, Figurative
1500 EUR

Nkisi 32 (Burden)

Sculpture, Figurative
1500 EUR

Nkisi 31 (Burden)

Sculpture, Figurative
1500 EUR

Binary Oppositions 47

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 53

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 51

Assemblage, Other
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 57

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 56

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 55

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 49

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 245

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR

Binary Oppositions 26

Mixed Media, Documentary
1000 EUR
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