Opening Season XII – Kustaa Saksi, First Symptoms on Thursday 16 May, 18-22:00
— May, 13 2019
Spazio Nobile is pleased to invite you at the gallery to the opening of Season XII- Kustaa Saksi, First Symptoms as part of The Finnish Season Spring-Summer 2019, on Thursday 16 May from 18-22:00.
On the picture: Kustaa Saksi, Archetypes, 2019, Jacquard Weave, Alpaca, Mohair, Cotton Velvet, Wool, Acrylic, 170 x 250 cm, edition of 6. Photo by Miia Panula
First Symptoms is the new cycle of six woven tapestries by Kustaa Saksi, mixed media in silk, mohair, rubberized cotton, cashmere wool, transparent polyester and velvet. Saksi suffers from migraine and uses his symptoms as a way to overcome pain and search for beauty and meaning in life.
Solo show of Kustaa Saksi, First Symptoms / Spring – Summer 2019 happens at Spazio Nobile, Brussels, Belgium from 17 May until 8 September 2019 (the gallery is closed from 15 July until 25 August)
Discover Kustaa Saksi’s profile here
Press Room Sophie Carrée here
Season XII – The Finnish Season Spring-Summer 2019 “Keep Your Garden Alive” is curated by Lise Coirier, Pro Materia/Spazio Nobile & Kati Laakso, director, The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux. In collaboration with the Finnish Institute for the Benelux, Institut finlandais and Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
On the picture: Kustaa Saksi, In Full Bloom, 2018, Jacquard Weave, Mohair, Cotton Velvet, Acrylic, Cotton, Wool, Trevira, 170 x 250 cm, edition of 6. Photo by Jussi Puikkonen