Club Solo organizes a series of lectures together with residents from the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Royal Academy of Visual Arts) in Amsterdam. In these letures, the artists tell about their work in relation to their residency at the Rijksakademie. It is then up to the artist to approach another resident to give the next presentation.
Pauline Curnier Jardin recommended the Hungarian artist Adam Ulbert (Budapest, 1984) for the fifth presentation which will take place on Tuesday 11 October. Please notice that the lecture will be given in English.
‘In my practice I usually use a range of diverse materials and formats. Working mostly with video, paining and sculpture my interest is circulating around different understandings about nature and the bodies and the entities that constitute the ideas about it. I’m trying to create semi-fictional narratives and filter through the references and interpretations I’m using to somehow re-create them into an altered state of things.
For the talk I will introduce the background and references of my latest on-going piece titled Thalassa I. / subliminal intruder. I also present video and text fragments from the work that is based on connections between J.G Ballard, the Hulk and certain underwater symbiotic encounters.’