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Marin Kasimir/Christian Israel

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Marin Kasimir is a young German artist who has been living and working in Brussels for the past five years. During that time, he has produced pieces for a variety of settings, including galleries, public sites, and the theater. His work, through its transformation of particular spaces and subsequent investment of narrative potential, calls to mind both architectural and filmic concerns. Through the use of columns, benches, and passageways, Kasimir’s work implies an activization of a particular space; oftentimes, the means to that end is through vision and its inherent possibilities of variation.

In “Ovalon,” a work commissioned by the Kanaal Art Foundation, Kasimir has created an installation that develops these themes on a grand scale. Created in conjunction with Christian Israel, a Chilean painter now living in Barcelona, “Ovalon” takes as its subject perspective. Situated in a large hall

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