SUPER DEMOCRACY - The Senate of Things

Three cultural institutions enter into a dialogue with the Belgian Senate during the exhibition SUPERDEMOCRACY, which is on display throughout October. BPS22 in Charleroi, BOZAR in Brussels and M HKA in Antwerp provide a cultural dimension to the Senate’s current issues.

1.10.2017 - 31.10.2017

Sven 't Jolle

Allezroulezsventjolle1998 (c)image: M HKA
Allez, roulez [Come on, Let's Roll], 1998
Installation , 65 x 200 x 200 cm
plaster, pigment, wood, acrylic

The artist’s long-standing interest in the workers’ cause also informs a wooden & plaster sculpture from 1998 titled Roulez, Roulez – a scale model of identical red-roofed, white workers’ houses built along a circular plan so as to resemble either a giant spinning top or miniature merry-go-round; a dizzying sensation results from its (historical) movement in any case...