Paper cave of happimess – SeptemberSLASH 2016
Jorik Amit Galama (NL) // GrassiArt (BRXT) // Benjamin Verdonck (BE)
Paper installations, collages and 1-square-meter-theater.
Visual artist and performer Benjamin Verdonck creates a miniature theatre performance with orange moonwalking football shoes, cardboard cut ups and a dead cat in “Gilles leert lezen”. More about Benjamin here: benjamin-verdonck.be
“If your house was burning, what would you take with you? …The fire!”
UK-Brexit artist Graeme Hopper resided at WORM to give form to our new leading concept “The Avantgardistic State”. Grassi currently lives and makes art in the North East of England. Where collage, drawings and paints set aside the familiar to investigate a developing bridge between the surreal and literal routines embedded within curiosity. Find out more about Grassi: www.grassiart.com
Jorik Amit Galama graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academy in the summer of 2016. Researching the way happiness is being visualized on TV. The dictatorship of contemporary images of happiness and the way commercials present “the good life”, lead to a paper installation made of advertisement posters, wherein video works and interviews with sales managers about their own happiness in life are projected. The installation “When the creative director bleeds” was selected for the Young Masters Award at Media Art Festival Friesland 2016. Read more here: mediaartfriesland.nl/2016/jorik-amit-galama/