Euro Neu Mode

Everyday Gallery, Antwerp Group show Stéphane Abitbol, Jean-Baptiste Janisset, Villard & Brossard Curated by Leo Alessandro Lopez Jean-Baptiste Janisset (France, 1990) makes metallic sculptures and installations. From fragments of historical material, he moulds and hammers metal into thin sheets of representation. His work looks like it holds the middle between drops of excess lead lost on a studio’s floor, and a precise reproduction’s craftsmanship. Rough-edged but hair fine. His figures and emblems embody a layer between us and what once was and contemporary sculpture. How do we now read binding rituals, mystical symbolism, and ancient storytelling? Text : Céline Mathieu