From 04 April to 18 May 2016
Opening 06 April 2016
Galerie kreo is pleased to present “super-natural geometry”, a new group exhibition which explores the relationship between geometry, nature and tradition, and reveals designs that leave space for interpretation. New vases by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez will be shown for the first time as well as a new mirror from the ‘Carnival’ collection by Jaime Hayon.
On this occasion we will present:
New vases “Ra”, “Anubis” and “Osiris” by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez
The newly designed vases by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez for Galerie kreo continue the dialogue between functional object and ritualistic origins that commenced with his mask mirror collection (2012). Inspired by the canopic jars used in the burial rituals in the ancient Egypt, the similar bodies of the vases are distinguished by different lid ornaments evoking the Egyptian divinities guardians of their content. The figurative representation has been abstractly reinterpreted through geometric shapes more attuned with contemporary visual language: the solar disk for Ra, the pointy ears of the jackal for Anubis, and the royal crook and flail for Osiris...