October 5, 2016 - Gabriëlla Cleuren
In June 2009 I already started making watercolors and photographs in the park of St-Paul’s. I was asked to work with the outside of the cathedral in the 21th century. So I had to feel and inhale the character of the church itself and discovered its immense beauty and details: sculptures and forms and always changing colors or the natural stones.Read More >>
October 3, 2016 - Gabriëlla Cleuren
Full empty spaces are vast landscapes where immense and mysterious spaces are sculpted in a way they can no longer be found here in Belgium, with its small-scale built-up plots of land. Spaces as metaphors for loneliness, an open mind that sees fullness: full empty spaces. When the eye gets used to the flatness of the land or water, shapes and colours begin to form in fine nuances. Uncountable tones of light and colour slowly begin to be discerned, like on the wide waters in Zeeland in the Netherlands, the contrast of light and dark, backlight like at the river Schelde in Antwerp, where the other riverbank, the left one, lays bare in such an image, a world of meaning, when the sun is setting. That lonely world with one or more figures becomes touchable, tangible, man as a minute little part, locked up in it.Read More >>
September 23, 2016 - Gabriëlla Cleuren
IMAGES OF MUSIC
Throughout my career, I have always been engaged in writing music, not in scores, but in abstract images. Colour, rhythm, movement and repetition determine the shape of a performance, be it singing, instrument, rhythm or a combination of several elements.Read More >>
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