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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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.