Andreas Kocks’ work focuses on the integration of fine art and architecture. His favorite medium is heavy watercolor paper. By cutting into it and installing multiple layers on the site, he transforms the “contained architectural box” into a territorial surface. The entire gallery feels physically activated as he redefines existing boundaries. The walls of the architecture no longer define the space. Instead, Kocks modifies the conventional cube by removing its innate banality and replaces it with an immediate cerebral experience. In a deliberate way Kocks has “tagged” the walls with his papercuts but has also left an implied trace of the viewer’s passive action. Moreover, he invites the viewer to move and change their position thus modifying his or her viewpoint. (read the whole text)
saw this on igoa.
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