A Land Unknown - an installation by Cyrill Lim and Marcel Zaes

Monday, January 27, 2020

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Brown Arts Initiative

Granoff Center for the Creative Arts

Fishman Studio

Lim & Zaes’ new installation piece collects various visual, tactile, sonic and human-made phenomena, all of which unfold at, and on, the material surfaces that are on display. The pieces are sculptural, and yet they stand in as placeholders for that which is absent. They open themselves to the visitor’s actual and imaginative perception. In a sense, these pieces may be, to the artists as much as to the visitors, a land unknown. Admission to the exhibition, taking place in Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Fishman Studio (aka Studio One), is free and open to the public.

After the exhibition at Granoff Center, A Land Unknown will travel to the “Sonorities” Festival in Belfast, UK, in April 2020.

A Land Unknown is made possible in part through support from the Brown Arts Initiative and the Canton of Zug.

Artist Reception

A reception takes place on-site on Wednesday, January 29, 5–7pm. Admission to the reception is also free and open to the public.

About the Artists

Cyrill Lim and Marcel Zaes have been collaborating since they met when studying Media Arts as undergraduates at Bern U Arts. They have exhibited their installations at various art galleries and festivals across Europe, most recently at the Swiss Institute in Rome, at Gallery Lage Egal Berlin, and at the IGNM soirée Zurich. Cyrill Lim’s focus is primarily on installation art and performative works that try to experimentally determine the physical qualities of space and material to offer a tangible experience on an aesthetic level. Marcel Zaes currently is a PhD candidate in Music and Multimedia Composition at Brown University who conducts artistic research on the use of mechanical time, such as drum machines, in music.

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