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Power

Exhibition

Power

艺术家:葛雅静

2020.11.7 - 2020.12.6

当代政治社会构建在例外领域这个隐秘且“神圣”的地基上,在这个游离在俗世之外的特权空间里,至高权力规定着一切,却又不受其所制定的规则制约。

权的双重形式,在疫情/后疫情时代被格外清晰地展现出来。在权的压迫性和否定性向民众示弱之时,其生产性和肯定性“鼓舞”了大众。而在艺术家葛雅静的作品中,这种双重性被隐喻在画作中的“拳头”里。“听说大拇指向外或内收的区别就像狗在冲你呲牙或摇尾巴一样。” 她通过此种独特的艺术语言,感受着在当下不安的环境中,人们面对生命之脆弱的无力感。

突发的疫情所带来的危机感与焦虑感,任何人都无法逃避。对于至高权力而言,当代人作为潜在的,结构性上的“神圣人”,其神圣性在“生命对于一个掌控死亡的权力的臣服”中得到体现。 因而在葛雅静此次展出的作品中,一种原始的、慢性的且难以挣脱开的刺痛感隐藏在那些反复出现的被解构的拳、脚、牙齿、肉体等元素里。尤其是在「初见」和「2020」中,关于此次疫情的感官记忆通过对扭曲的身体与被解剖的肉体之描绘,以极具压迫感和包裹感的方式呈现出来。骨头(尤其是拳头)与肉在每件作品中不断地重现堆砌,人作为有机体被一一分解,这也正是阿甘本所说的“赤裸生命”在视觉上的当代诠释。

面对权/拳,艺术家的抗争不再“私密”,而是通过美学的播散进入大众视野。葛雅静的创作长期保持着质朴的气息,不论这个真实世界如何变化,艺术家选择保持原初。

“2020是灰黑色的一年,世界的荒诞恐怖片持续上演,人们也都被迫紧缩内收,全世界不同时间都按下暂停键以保卫生命,拳头有人理解为示威,反抗……而我只是想在工作中留住时间,留住生命的痕迹。”

已经无所谓反抗还是顺从,沉浸在葛雅静的作品中,随着生命体的被解构与再凝固,“权”也逐渐被消解。

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