• Magdalena Jetelová


    Into the Belvedere’s lower-level rooms Magdalena Jetelová piled ten cubic meters of Icelandic lava in two corners with windows and cut it with a laser beam, allowing the light to enter the space through partially uncovered openings. These openings served as the “junctures” between the interior of the gallery and the outside of the building, which the artist considered to be an integral part of her work.

    This project began with the artist’s 1992 trip to Iceland where, with the use of laser rays, she “redrew” the profile of the central Atlantic shelf that surfaces in that country and makes the

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