Bluecoat Display Centre: Artist Window Installations: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

Bluecoat Display Centre: Artist Window Installations: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen
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Bluecoat Display Centre: Artist Window Installations: Malene Hartmann Rasmussen


Venue: Bluecoat Display Centre
Dates: 01/08/2018 - 31/08/2018
Times: All Day


1 – 31 August 2018
Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

I am working with mixed media sculpture, making and arranging multiple components into complex narrative tableaux of visual excess. 

I try to create a place beyond reality, a deceitful echo of the real world, that bends the perception of what is real. 

I want my work to look like a very skilled child could have made it, clumsy and elaborate at the same time. Initially the viewer may, mistakenly, be drawn to my figures thinking them to be toys; however closer examination reveals their rather darker narrative. 

They invite you into an absurd and surreal world where things are not what they seem…
A frozen moment that indicate a story and mood but at the same time is open for the viewer to filter their own references through, to make sense and contribute to the story themselves
. – Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Danish ceramicist working in Londonartman