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N.Lichtig, Pictures of Nothing (pencil and oil on canvas—variable sizes, sound pieces—variable lengths, gold leaf on paper/print on paper—variable sizes), 2012 — ongoing
Pictures of Nothing takes its origin in words, mostly drawn from letters in Hebrew, German, Czech, Hungarian and Serb. These words have first been said out loud and form sound pieces. Each word stands at the beginning of a painting. First written on the canvas it is gradually transformed, overlayerd with oil colors and diluants, until it disappears.
In the exhibition of the Kai 10 where a space was dedicated to the series, the sound piece was to be heard once a day at a specific time.
The lettres from which some of the words initiating the paintings have been draw, have then covered partly with gold plates, making their reading inaccessible.
2023 in : Un temps filaire, L.A.C, Sigean, France
2020 in: Le Reservoir, cur. by Clémence Boisanté/Bernard Teulon, Sète, France.
2018 in: Catching the Light, cur. by Ludwig Seyfarth, Kai 10 / Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany.
2014 in: Pictures of Nothing, cur. by Jan Ketz, Raum für Zweckfreiheit, Berlin.
2013 in: Memory Gardens, cur. by Hélène Audiffren, Annexe, MRAC, Sérignan, France.
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