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Wild Galloping Marionettes by Koen Jacobs

Exhibition  /  04 Sep 2020  -  03 Oct 2020
Published: 24.08.2020
Koen Jacobs. Body piece: Flamingo, 2018. Silver, amethyst.. 18 x 54 x 22 cm. Photo by: Koen Jacobs. Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019. From series: The Artificial Kingdom. Wearable marionette.. Koen Jacobs
Body piece: Flamingo, 2018
Silver, amethyst.
18 x 54 x 22 cm
Photo by: Koen Jacobs
Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019
From series: The Artificial Kingdom

Wearable marionette.

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Intro
Marionettes are often associated with stiff creatures without their own will, but Koen Jacob's robotic animals do not give that impression at all. They are galloping with a wild and impressive elegance, and the chains are maybe not holding them as much as they catch the wearer.

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Koen Jacobs
Koen Jacobs says that - “For children, every day is a new journey of discovery and they marvel at the little things around them. As an adult we have often lost the ability to take an uninhibited fresh view upon daily life. I hope my work helps you to bring back some of that.”

Jacob's latest work deals with how people have lost their natural connection to nature. The poems of the Roman poet Ovidius describe how the harmony between men and nature was disturbed by gods pursuing earthly desires. The longing to get back in harmony was symbolized by hybrids between men and nature such as. centaurs and faunas, and these figures are also seen in Koen Jacobs' "Metamorphoses".


Opening: Friday 4th of September 17.00 - 20.00 (max 5 people at the time).
Zoom-opening: 17.00 - 17.30, mail karin@fourgallery.com to get the link to the meeting.
 
Koen Jacobs. Object: Unicórnio, 2019. Silver, labradorite, celadonite, amethyst. 23 x 8 x 52 cm. Photo by: Koen Jacobs. Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019. From series: The Artificial Kingdom. Wearable marionette. Koen Jacobs
Object: Unicórnio, 2019
Silver, labradorite, celadonite, amethyst
23 x 8 x 52 cm
Photo by: Koen Jacobs
Awarded at: Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019
From series: The Artificial Kingdom

Wearable marionette

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Koen Jacobs. Pendant: Pescado, 2019. Silver, shells, beach sand, rope.. 17 x 5 x 9 cm. Photo by: Koen Jacobs. One of the three winners at Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019. The LAO special prize winner.. Koen Jacobs
Pendant: Pescado, 2019
Silver, shells, beach sand, rope.
17 x 5 x 9 cm
Photo by: Koen Jacobs
One of the three winners at Preziosa Young Design Competition 2019. The LAO special prize winner.

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Koen Jacobs. Brooch: Pegasus, 2020. Silver, amethyst.. 13.5 x 9 x 2 cm. From series: Metamorphoses. Koen Jacobs
Brooch: Pegasus, 2020
Silver, amethyst.
13.5 x 9 x 2 cm
From series: Metamorphoses
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Koen Jacobs. Brooch: Juno, 2020. Silver, white pearl.. 10.5 x 7.5 x 2 cm. From series: Metamorphoses. Koen Jacobs
Brooch: Juno, 2020
Silver, white pearl.
10.5 x 7.5 x 2 cm
From series: Metamorphoses
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Koen Jacobs. Pendant: Apollo, 2019. Silver, lime quartz, cord.. 13 x 6 x 1.5 cm. From series: Metamorphoses. Koen Jacobs
Pendant: Apollo, 2019
Silver, lime quartz, cord.
13 x 6 x 1.5 cm
From series: Metamorphoses
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