This says Juan Petry, artist and participant of the art summer international in Siegburg, Germany. Juan Petry shows the installation “Promise of the tongue”. The German Spanish combines the use of modern communication platforms with its spatial and material installations and shows his latest work in the context of international art summer with 17 artists from 14 Nations in the exhibition hall of the Kunstverein young Forum art in Siegburg, Germany. “I enjoy the diversity of the languages of Europe as Europeans and between ethnic groups. This diversity is an expression of the vitality and quality of European culture.
Language – as well as creative expression – based on agreement and acceptance. Assessment and significance of words and statements – the messages – remain ultimately unverifiable assumptions of individuals. As well as the appreciation of artistic work also the balance between the importance of a message remains subjective”so Petry. “In modern times of the Internet this is the clearer, because the individual alone is increasingly at the moment of acceptance.” “Promise of the tongue” plays with words images, social, Networks and the Viewer. Visitors are guided through a Chicane, can gain a little distance to paintings with strange symbols, listen dubious life wisdom, and are encouraged to leave messages that – the exhibition runs over 4 months – then later become part of the installation on a purpose-built site itself.
Who uses Twitter, can follow the virtual and real events at twitter.com/promiseoftongue. More information: promiseoftongue.petry.eu twitter.com/promiseoftongue opening of the exhibition: April 30, 2010, 19: 00, by the Mayor Franz Huhn. The rock, soul and pop band KATYMADE plays from 8: 00 to the opening. The exhibition is open: on May 1, from 14 to 18 pm, on May 2 from 11 until 4 P.m., on May 9th, during the State election of North Rhine-Westphalia from 8 to 18 pm, up to August 27, 2010 Wednesdays and Fridays from 19 until 22 pm and anytime by appointment under 0173 2118257. Juan Petry