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Jeronimo Voss, Invitation (Воссmанuе рыбаков) (Invitation [Revolt of the Fishermen]), 2011, six laser prints on film foil, theater lights, passe-partout, 17 x 11 3/4 x 13".

Jeronimo Voss

Galerie Cinzia Friedlaender

Jeronimo Voss, Invitation (Воссmанuе рыбаков) (Invitation [Revolt of the Fishermen]), 2011, six laser prints on film foil, theater lights, passe-partout, 17 x 11 3/4 x 13".

Only two years after completing his studies at the Städelschule in Frankfurt, Jeronimo Voss has just had his first solo show in a Berlin gallery, “Восстание рыбаков” (Revolt of the Fishermen). Its subject: the ghosts of history and their manifestation in art. Appropriately enough, his method was illusion—smoke and mirrors. Nothing was as it seemed. The six translucent, framed prints that welcomed the visitor in the main room of the gallery, Invitation (Восстание рыбаков) (Invitation [Revolt of the Fishermen]), 2011, proved to consist of separate, overlapping transparent pictures, dramatically spotlit. The abstract drawing of a wave that practically crashes against the gaze lay beneath a lens that spatially distorts the image; this was La vague (Восстание рыбаков) (The Wave [Revolt of the Fishermen]), 2010. A similar operation was undertaken in the audiovisual presentation В

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