A concatenation of jackpots has led me here: Aboard a boat above migrating eels.
Now: Drinking machined tea with the crescent moon peeping through a porthole.
Okay. This is a press release for a picture show about a mountain named Sarakura.
It's a study of movement...a series of disparate images, aural room tones and
scrawled rune tomes: Heuristic ushers in the nuevo romantick cinema.
Let's back up a bit...the eponymous Sarakura was my muse...
this show was composed in its shadow.
Picture a ball of rancid blueberry sorbet spinning in a static waffled cone
that is dusted with cinnamon. Oh! And now, look, a willow leaf of an eel
is emerging from the sorbet and now is winding up and around the cone
and there, now it croons in a cradle in a crack in the crest.
So, here's the deal: I was that eel...stumbling around that conical pedestal...
I, in my photonic toga, was time personified.
Here, may I present; A folded earth.
The energy of one equinox teletransported to the other.
AA, 4:43 AM, April 2, 2008. Somewhere on the Pacific.
Galerie Martin van Zomeren is pleased to present Adam Avikainen's show SARAKURA. Upon graduating on 2007 from De Ateliers in Amsterdam, this is his first solo presentation in the Netherlands. Avikainen's recent solo exhibitions include IJOUBU, Center for
Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, Japan (2008) and Loyly Ikebana, Monitor Gallery, Rome (2006) . Group exhibitions include Just in Time at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2006). Collections include Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, De Nederlandsche Bank and several private European collections.