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“ ”(quote, unquote) with Wieteke Heldens
June 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - June 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm UTC-5Free
June 13th – 17th
Wieteke Heldens will use the gallery of Flux Factory to do work on her current project : “ ” (quote, unquote). The gallery will open to the public who wants to collaborate in her artistic research for subconscious art and graffiti removal. Visitors are invited to put graffiti on the gallery walls, this will be erased by painting over it.
“Quote, to repeat the words that someone else has said or written.” Cambridge Dictionary
“Collaborate, 1: Work jointly on an activity or project, 2: Cooperate traitorously with an enemy.”(Oxford
“Artistic research, also seen as ‘practice-based research’, can take form when creative works are
considered both the research and the object of research itself. It is the debatable body of thought
which offers an alternative to purely scientific methods in research in its search for knowledge and
“Subconscious art- a product of artistic merit that was created without conscious artistic
intentions” (The Subconscious Art of Graffiti Removal, USA, 2001, 16 min,)
“Graffiti removal- the act of erasing graffiti by painting over it” (The Subconscious Art of Graffiti
Removal, USA, 2001, 16 min)
“Graffiti (plural of graffito: “a graffito”, but “these graffiti”) are writing or drawings that have been
scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
Graffiti range from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and they have existed since
ancient times, with examples dating back to Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and the Roman
This project is realized thanks to the generous support of the Mondriaan Fund.