Hedwig Brouckaert in FLAT??? Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles
Alum Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) is in the group exhibition “Flat??? Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles” at the Kentler International Drawing Space. “Flat???” runs from June 5 to July 15, 2018.
Inspired by the concept of the Flatfiles themselves, this exhibition examines the viewing space contained both within and outside of the files. How do we understand a work when viewed looking down into the drawers and experiencing the work as, arguably, one dimensional, or “flat?” How do we understand that same object when taken out of the file and placed on the wall in the space of the gallery? Does the shift from one dimension to two or three dimensionalities change the object intellectually, physically and conceptually? Is our relationship to the work dependent on the space in which the work is located? Does that relationship change when the work is moved from one space the other?