The Dark Slumber of the Earth
28 October – 9 December 2017
Libro de los Plagios (Book of Plagiarism), 2016, 14 Drawings, 110 x 150cm, charcoal on paper
Naturaleza Muerta con Recipientes (Still-life with recipients), 2016, 176 porcelain pieces (6 sets of 46 pieces each), and 6 minutes HD video
Iratxe Jaio (Markina-Xemein, Basque Country, 1976) & Klaas van Gorkum (Delft, Holland, 1975) have worked together since 2001. Using documentation as their work methodology, they question social and political issues concerning the everyday.
Solo exhibitions include: Of Mortagages and Marriages at JOEY RAMONE, Rotterdam (2015); The Margins of the Factory at ADN Platform in Barcelona (2014); Reinventer le Monde (Autour de l'Usine) at FRAC-Aquitaine in Bordeaux (2013); and Amikejo at MUSAC in Leon, Spain (2011).
Group exhibitions include: The Materiality of the Invisible, Jan van Eyck Academie, Marres, Bureau Europa, Maastricht (2017); 1966, Gaur konstelazioak, San Telmo Museum, Donostia, San Sebastian (2016); Agencia de Organismos Vivientes, Tabakalera, San Sebastian (2016);
Life's Finest Values at Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna (2015); What is to come has already arrived at Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea in San Sebastian (2015); The Value of Nothing at Tent, Rotterdam (2014); The Mardin Biennial in Turkey; (2015); Stem terug at De Appel in Amsterdam (2012).