Artūrs Bērziņš’ exhibition "Origination*"

December 2, 2013
Author Echo Gone Wrong

From September 26th till October 25th, 2013 Artūrs Bērziņš’ exhibition “Origination*” was held at the Office Gallery of Latvian Contemporary Art Centre.

1.For instance, within philosophy engines are considered as expansion of a body. Prosthesis. They expand options of usage of a body, facilitate performance and protect the body. At the same time there is something mystical in it. Even with knowledge in physics and chemistry it contains something preternatural. Most likely it is attributable to appearance in a strange imagery. One can recognize beauty, too. The peculiar beauty of engine.
2. Origination is a contemplation devoted to the engine. Engines were selected by applicability. They relate to the field of the motion (movement) of the body or thing. All works derive from subject’s personal experience regarding the chronology of personal development.
3. Five exhibited works are not made by someone. They have occurred. By something appearing, something else disappeared.
4. In this case one can find a certain understanding about particular engines or their junctions.

*There exist no direct translation form Latvian word “rodamība”. Origination is closest, derived form verb originate.

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