"Leitmotive"

2013

Carpet


In the work 'Leitmotiv' Jonas Vansteenkiste and Veerle Michiels display a map on a reduced scale in the form of a cut-out. Depending on the context in which the plan is shown curls image multiple associations.


Where the cut-out happened in white vinyl referring the image to different architectural styles.
They want to continue this research to the motive of the floor plan to confront and dialogue with new elements.

When the bunker motive is cut out of an Oriental rug.

A dialogue between the two motifs an actual connotation. It clearly refers to the current conflicts that are active both in the Middle East as in the West.
 

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