Indrikis Gelzis at Cesis Contemporary Art Centre

Artist: Indrikis Gelzis

Exhibition title: Indrikis Gelzis at Cesis Contemporary Art Centre

Curated by: Daiga Rudzate & Zanete Skarule

Venue: Cesis Contemporary Art Centre, Cesis, Latvia

Date: July 6 – August 18, 2019

Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Cesis Contemporary Art Centre

Once you know
the feeling, you’ll spot
it everywhere. Polish my
austenite skin till it gets wet behind
your ears. Smile to the reflection and unlock
the patina, hide the golden thread between your
wrinkles. It will root your posture and raise the graph.

Indriķis Ģelzis (born 1988; Riga, Latvia) received a Master’s Degree in Visual Communications from the Art Academy of Latvia (Riga, LV) and a Post-Graduate Degree from HISK – Higher Institute for Fine Arts (Ghent, BE). Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include: TABLEAU at ASHES/ASHES (New York, NY); Pause for the cause CINNAMON (Rotterdam, NL) Nightball Effect, King’s Leap (New York, NY); The Man in the Moon, with Adja Yunkers, Belenius (Stockholm, SE); Skeleton of the Wind, with Viktor Timofeev, SUPRAINFINIT (Bucharest, RO); Sky’s the Limit, Hole of the Fox (Antwerpen, BE). Recent group exhibitions include: Doors of Paradise, Union Pacific (London, UK); Superposition, curated by Jonny Abrahams, Joshua Liner Gallery (New York, NY); Heavy Metal, Galerie Jérôme Pauchant (Paris, FR); Wholesome Environment, Lundgren Gallery, (Palma, ES); Tastes Like Headaches, kim? Contemporary Art Center (Riga, LV). Indriķis Ģelzis lives and works in Antwerp, BE.

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, The Peach of my Eye, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 400cm x 145cm x 90cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

Indrikis Gelzis, Always unnatural, 2019, iron, stainless steel, rust converter, varnish, rust, acrylic spry paint, 335cm x 217cm x 100cm

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