July 14, 2014

SALON/Big Bang: Marc Bijl at the Oude Kerk

SALON/Big Bang: Marc Bijl at the Oude Kerk
'Broken 2012-19 October' is an obelisk which represents in Bijl’s version version for the
mathematical beauty of the unknown; the disruptive chaotic surface of broken mirrors and black
epoxy, which stands for the life that lies behind you.
It has, by chance, become a personal work: a tribute to the artist’s father whose funeral took
place on the day of the opening of Bijl’s exhibition, hence the date in the title.(http://www.studiomarcbijl.com/)

About: Marc Bijl (Leerdam, 7 July 1970) is a Dutch artist who lives and works in Berlin. His works are based upon social issues and their use of symbols and rules. This can result in interventions in
the public space, sculptures or installations that undermine or underline this perception of the

His new media and installation work has been shown in the Istanbul Modern, Beijing Design Week,
European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück, Fundación Telefonica in Lima, Istanbul Design Biennale, Amsterdam Museum, Pixxelpoint Festival in Slovenia, Olympus Photographry Playground, Berlin, shaded view on fashion film festival, Centre Pompidou Paris, Kasteel Keukenhof, the Netherlands, the Museum of Modern Art in Arnhem, Marres, Maastricht, Salon Amsterdam, and Mediamatic, amongst many others. (photocredits: JW Kaldenbach)