Art Rotterdam: The Galleries 2

A preview of the artists and works being showcased at Art Rotterdam.


Galerie Bart: Marleen Sleeuwits

Marleen Sleeuwits, a Dutch artist, was invited for a residency at the Centre Photographique in Rouen. Her new work, which will be showcased at Art Rotterdam with Galerie Bart, focuses on geology, specifically the limestone found along the Seine. She explores abandoned mining caves and gothic architecture made from the stone, translating them into her signature style that features bold colors and abstracted architectural structures.

Galerie Binome: Laurence Aëgerter, Marie Clerel, Corinne Mercadier, Lisa Sartorio

Galerie Binome is known for its research into new forms of photography. For their participation at Art Rotterdam, they have brought together works by four women artists. Laurence Aëgerter's work is well-known in the Netherlands and she is currently exhibiting her tapestry at the Museum van de Geest. Marie Clerel uses minimal means to create evocative works, while Corinne Mercadier combines different mediums to construct fictional spaces. Lisa Sartorio's sculpted photographs contrast delicate beauty with the darkness of history and war.

Galerie Caroline O’breen: Satijn Panyigay & Jaya Pelupessy

Galerie Caroline O'breen presents the new work of Satijn Panyigay and Jaya Pelupessy. Panyigay's series 'Higher Ground' captures transitional and vacant spaces, showcasing the transformation of buildings. On the other hand, Pelupessy uses screen printing and special color emulsions to explore the construction of images and the creative process itself.

Galerie Fons Welters: Juliette Blightman

Juliette Blightman's work revolves around the relationship between art and life. Using different media such as photography, drawing, painting, video, performance, and text, Blightman captures moments from her everyday life, blurring the boundary between private moments and shared intimacy.


Galerie Maubert: Nicolas Daubanes

Galerie Maubert presents the work of Nicolas Daubanes, specifically his diptych of photograms titled 'Tonnerre.' Daubanes utilizes iron filings as a material to create drawings and sculptures. The photograms depict a forest in the Vercors region, an important historical site for the French Resistance during World War II. Daubanes' work symbolizes both the vulnerability of human activity and the desire for freedom.