Razstava

Jože Marinč: Krispan

21. 03. 2014 – 21. 04. 2014

Jože Marinč (1954) perceive his works as bearing a part of himself, a brush of his essence, the pulsation of his energy, and the stamp of his identity. When we look beyond the formal properties, no doubt authentic and individualised, his works always carry titles with references to nature and natural phenomena.

It is within this perspective that we argue for continuity in his oeuvre, although the works in this exhibition elude any definition of a medium, art form or art tout court. Even the conceptuality of his installation is too constricting to use because it represses the sensuality and visual harmony as the price for expedience of expression of an idea − it favours intellectual apprehension over the emotional affectation. Marinč would not give up visual properties as the primary means of communication at no price, while he invites the viewer to participate and help his creation work the way he had anticipated. He has collected a series of projects “in waiting” − of the kind that have not yet reached the audience for various reasons, but they are a part of his lab, the alchemist’s study or artist’s warehouse. There they emerged as ideas but for their materialization the two-dimensionality of painting proved inappropriate for teasing the spectator into physical participation.

Photo: Matej Jordan

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