Bik Van der Pol
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Birds Must Be Eliminated
ridiculous, because why would one want to to kill freedom?

The work consists, in its first installation, of a hotel room, windows with blue light filtering material, text excerpts and a rifle.
This creates a situation which could refer to the sky as a dimension of infinity, where one could imagine the possibility to shoot the birds, which could make vivid and palpable a sense where imagination relates to life and at the same time question it.

Also shown at Frac Nord Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, De Paviljoens in Almere, Exposorium/Free University, Amsterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam and Marie Luise Hessel Museum, CCS Bard, NY.
Birds Must Be Eliminated