\Anna K.E.In Order of Appearance05.11. - 17.12.2022
Whispering is an unvoiced mode of phonation in which the vocal cords are abducted so that they do not vibrate; air passes between the arytenoid cartilages to create audible turbulence during speech.
In Anna K.E.’s new exhibition ‘In Order of Appearance’, 33 works are hung in a grid. Each frame contains an oversized, varnished picture mount with a small drawing in the centre. K.E. began the series in 2018 during a road trip from Los Angeles to New York, and kept working on it during her subsequent travels. On pages torn from a sketchbook, she has drawn portraits of people she met along the way. But these portraits are not realistic depictions: the faces have been reduced to abstract forms, with some looking geometric and constructed, others spontaneous and ornamental. K.E. herself describes them as avatars, as they bear no similarity to their subjects but are instead associative renderings from her memory.Read more