EXHIBITION: MIA ORSAG – GLOBES

MIA ORSAG
GLOBES
Karas Gallery
September 3 – September 15, 2019

Opening of the exhibition: Tuesday, September 3 at 7 pm at the Karas Gallery

Exhibition Globes, by Mia Orsag, will be opened on Tuesday, September 3 at 7 pm at the Karas Gallery (Zvonimirova 58).

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
Marcel Proust

(…) Mia Orsag, therefore, fills the small space of the Karas Gallery with seven – a number burdened with symbolic and associative connotations – white spheres, not entirely regular in shape, in different dimensions and prominent textures. (…)

(…) Each Mia´s sphere with its wrinkled, meshed, we would say wounded, the texture will immediately bring to our mind the particular features characteristic of the sculpture of Art Informel or New realism. But it’s just a superficial and misleading impression. These spheres do not speak so much about the agony of industrial civilization, whose material relics are embedded in artistic artifacts pervaded with existentialism, but much more about the crisis in which, in the digitally organized and ever-changing modern world, the human capacity for contemplation and memorization has fallen.  (…)

(…) Mia Orsag, in her own words, approaches lace coasters and tablecloths as a medium in which the meditative energy of devotional and process-treated work is permanently stored. By drowning them in polyester, the memory of a completely different time is permanently preserved. Of course, the shape of the sphere contributes to that feeling with its roundness and completeness. Space and time have merged into one, and each of us has yet to find our sphere.

From the preface, written by Vanja Babić

Preface

 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Mia Orsag was born on July 11, 1983, in Zagreb. In 2008, she earned the title of Academic Sculptor at the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb. She has exhibited in local and international exhibitions (Poland, Italy, Germany, Philippines, Vietnam, etc.), she organized several art workshops and co-organized several charity events. In 2013, she earned the title of Graphic Designer at the Ivora Educational Center for IT and Management. From September 2014 to September 2018, she worked as an external associate – gallery coordinator for Karas and Bačva galleries. She belongs to the younger generation of Croatian sculptors, who are focused on the exploration and narrative potential of the texture and material with which they create. Since 2006, she has been actively involved in the Croatian art scene. She is the author of the curatorial concept of the 33rd Youth Salon – Budget (with Martina Miholić) and the conceptual initiator of the program called Vrtlarenje – Art hangout. She is a member of the Croatian Association of Fine Artists and the Croatian Community of Independent Artists. Mia Orsag’s works are represented in several private collections. She lives and works in Zagreb.

 

 

 

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Wednesday – Friday: 3 pm – 8 pm | Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 1 pm
Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays: closed.

The exhibition will remain open until September 15, 2019

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