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Mikkel Carl works with processual painting, large scale sculpture, and installation—as a critical re-actualization of abstract expressionism, minimalism, and so-called institutional critique. Considering the exhibition as an independent format, he takes his starting point in the given context and creates works tailored to the specific surroundings. However, Mikkel Carl's objects are usually made of completely different materials than what they look like. This results in an experience of immediate physical presence mixed with the feeling that something is not entirely as it should be. Furthermore, the work and exhibition titles evoke various art historical, philosophical, and pop-cultural references. It is the artist's ambition that such ambivalence allows the viewer to reconsider existing frameworks, including concepts such as materiality, language, architecture, and capital.

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