Roos van Soest: Dreamland Circus Sideshow

Exhibition  /  06 Dec 2008  -  10 Jan 2009
Published: 03.12.2008
Roos van Soest. Brooch: Twins, 2008. Porcelain, brass, paint. Roos van Soest
Brooch: Twins, 2008
Porcelain, brass, paint
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Circus glitter or the faded glory of amusement parks such as Coney Island – no nicer symbols exist for the concurrence of high expectations and their unfeasibility. The world behind people’s dreams is Roos van Soest’s specialism. She has made narrative jewellery full of incidents and anecdotes, which together bear witness to a heart-rending vision of our society. (...)