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  • Sef Peeters

    Centraal Museum

    Whether in the early photographs, videos, or performances or in the works comprised of found materials such as cans, paper, and wood, a sense of simultaneous intimacy and distance pervades Sef Peeters’ works. Elementary facts are intensely worked over and then ironically deployed. Rotational disks—on the front and back of which the word “I” is printed in different directions and colors—powered by motors turn like crazy. Because of the word “I,” these seemingly childish and naive objects acquire weight. The turning disk becomes a metaphor for man’s fate in which every person follows a predetermined

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