Brendan Van Hek :
As if from a distance I could already see
16 Oct - 13 Nov
Galerie Düsseldorf : 35th Year Anniversary
In this exhibition of new works, Brendan
Van Hek produces a series of two
dimensional works in neon, alongside a
number of configurations of oval mirrors
and prints on paper.
The use of these materials continues on
from works produced in recent years that
investigate the potential of neon and mirror.
Influenced by popular culture, and the
diverse, conflicting and varied sources that
affect all cultural producers today, the work
emerges from elaborate narratives, located
in personal history, fictions and social politics.
In particular this recent work takes the maze
or labyrinth as a starting point to consider the
idea of direction, destiny, fortune and what
comes together to shape the view of one’s