The Hunger
Catbox Contemporary: Amalia Vekri and Ian Swanson

In between now and then, in between past and future stands the hunger like a black serpent crawling through time. Its teeth are white and long, ready to suck everything that comes its way. A holy cat is watching it from afar while some wandering gollums are guarding its cave. The clever serpent is trying to trick the flamboyant dancers and possess them by entering their bodies but it fails. The wandering gollums sense it, but remain silent…

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Installation view

Installation view

Ian Swanson, Untitled (black claw troll), Polycaprolactone, epoxy, synthetic hair, 20 x 12 cm, 2018

Installation view

Amalia Vekri, The Serpent, Oil on canvas, 100 x 31 cm, 2018

Amalia Vekri, The Serpent, Oil on canvas, 100 x 31 cm, 2018

Amalia Vekri, The Serpent, Oil on canvas, 100 x 31 cm, 2018

Ian Swanson, Untitled (bruised dryad), Polycaprolactone, wood, synthetic hair, 23 x 14cm, 2018

Ian Swanson, Untitled (bruised dryad), Polycaprolactone, wood, synthetic hair, 23 x 14cm, 2018

Ian Swanson, Collaged felt, grommets, rubber, 15 x 9 cm, 2018

Amalia Vekri, The Oracle, Clay, acrylic and spray paint, Murano glass, 16 x 7 cm, 2018

Amalia Vekri, The Oracle, Clay, acrylic and spray paint, Murano glass, 16 x 7 cm, 2018

Ian Swanson, Untitled (black troll), Polycaprolactone, wood, synthetic hair, 28 x 10 cm, 2018

Ian Swanson, Untitled (black troll), Polycaprolactone, wood, synthetic hair, 28 x 10 cm, 2018

Installation view