Ant The Elder

Ant the Elder
“Nouvelle Lune”

Solo exhibition

13/07/18 – 20/07/18

AKA
6 Pflügerstrasse
Berlin

EXHIBITION STATEMENT:

“Tattooing and witchcraft are intimately related. Both can be healing, empowering, ritualized, painful and heretic.

The banners are a combination of sigils and symbols created as a ritual for the start of a New Moon (Nouvelle Lune) – a new phase for all involved. A set of protective and thriving spells for AKA, my lover and myself.

The prints are a reference to woodblock printing, which constitutes the basis of my visual language, grounded in the art and culture of European history, and a play on its modernization, depicting empowered individuals and celebrating queerness.”

PIECES:

Luna -textile paint on linen , wood, spray paint, chain
AKA -textile paint on linen , wood, spray paint, chain
Ant -textile paint on linen , wood, spray paint, chain

Drown me not – pen on linen
Burn me not – pen on linen

Dominique – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 1
Nicolas – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 1
Viktor – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 1
ExHerba – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 13
Peter – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 1
Andreas – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 1
Liberate – digital print on faux wood card – edition of 13