Sabine Oosterlynck (BE)
Roel Goussey, Sabine Oosterlynck, Bernard Sercu
7 April 2019 - 5 May 2019
Kasteelstraat 1 - Paviljoen Hedendaagse kunt Watou
A multitude of white labels climbs the blue tiled walls at the fifth floor of a former library. Together, the labels form amorphous shapes, indeterminate compositions. The lines sprawl, meet other ends or grope in the rarefied. They are like drawings, searching for someone who recognizes what they may represent, without really striving for this recognisability – like clouds. The labels are, one by one, manually mounted on the walls. The act transforms time.
In another place, the labels carry a date. They are affixed to the leaves of trees – or to the branches of those same trees which, in autumn, lost their leaves. They guide the eye again and again to the same moment at a different place.
In yet another place, labels are strung together, creating long cords. They float on the surfaces of ponds and fountains. The play of lines affected by the movement of the water.
Small infiltrators, tags: labels – again carrying a date – are discreetly mounted near artworks in museums, in a gallery, in the margins of visibility. The labelling itself is an unnoticed act, covertly.
Labels hiding a face, sometimes even a whole body; the labeller indicates a rhythm. Labels, partially detached from the big, white surfaces out of which they were punched. Labels in unexpected materials, personal, cherished.
text by jonas lescrauwaet
large scale projects
installation on water – Braine le Comte copie-coupé cousu
installation on walls : collage gratuit
+ hanging installation blanco pendant – NEST Ghent
installation on water, floating identities OUDE DOKKEN – Ghent
+ fountain Zuidpark Ghent waterLijnen
nl Tentoonstellingstekst Oostende
nl text about copy_endless_paste
nl artikel kunstletters pg 1+ kunstletters pg 2
2006 – 2017
personal catalogues + editions
contemporary performance art almanac
Open M – # 16 (Museum M Leuven)
Project Berlin (Factory Art Gallery)
Embodiment (Brakke Grond NL)
Fe-male introspection (Witte zaal Ghent)