[October 11 2023]
‘Flea Circus’, an exhibition by Urs Fischer at Sadie Coles HQ, London
In direct comparison to his recent large installations, Urs Fischer choses a modest in scale and predominantly analogue in production exhibition. It showcases sculptures of a cat, the artist’s spirit animal, among small paintings that were coated with exposure emulsion to receive layer upon layer of photographic images. The sources are snapshots of the box-under-the-bed kind, memories of family ancestry. Faces are pulled out of the ether to propose cloudy memories emphasising our sense of the imperfect match of historical document with actual memory.
On view until November 18th, 2023 at Sadie Coles HQ, 8 Bury Street, London, SW1Y 6AP, United Kingdom