past > 2007 > playground
joanneke meester ‘playground’
The stream of images from near and far reaching us through the media gives rise to the themes that Joanneke Meester expresses so probingly. "This stream of, sometimes horrible, images makes that we become inured to what we see and tend to accept it, distancing ourselves from it as a protection. I realise how easy it is to distance ourselves from things". In her work Meester research these borders; the feasibility as well as the vulnerability of people.
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opening: sunday 10 june 2007 from 16:00 to 18:00 hrs
introduction by marten jongema, curator exhibitions stedelijk museum amsterdam
exhibition runs until 21 july 2007