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Really Real

14 January  - 18 February 2023

 

Rob Bouwman, Christian Henkel, Gijs van Lith,

Arthur Stokvis

Josilda da Conceição is pleased to present Really Real, an exhibition by Rob Bouwman, Christian Henkel, Gijs van Lith, Arthur Stokvis

This exhibition is based on 5 simple questions Laurie Anderson spoke about in her interview in the New York Times. She’s an artist, visionair and leading thinkers of the 21th century. For more then half a century, she has taken things we know best - our bodies, our rituals, our nation - how strange they really are. Her recent profile writing by Sam Anderson is very interesting, because it contains a wonderful intro that’s not in the original piece, explaining how Anderson has a list of five questions she asks to figure out whether what she’s working on is any good or not.

Laurie Anderson's five questions:

1 Is it complicated enough?
2 Is it simple enough?
3 Is it crazy enough?
4 Is it beautiful enough?
5 Is it stupid enough?

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