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artist statement

Jelle Annie Michiels, 1981, shapes het tactile sculptures by stacking and combining found objects. With a keen eye for color, contrast and materiality she builds lighthouses, safe harbors where she can come home. Language and synchronicity play a big part in her research. She confronts the viewer with her vulnerability and doesn’t shy away from taboos.

Traumas are processed by sarcasm, feminism wears a pink jacket.

translated from original text by Ilse Verschaeve

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