Portfolio rubrieken
Krystyna Ziach
Archê I, 1996
Lambda-print, diasec, wooden frame, 290 x 85 cm
Solo exhibition Archë, 1995-96, installation
The Netherlands Photography Institute, 1996, Rotterdam, NL, curated by Frits Giertsberg

/..../ In many cultures we find the symbolic meaning of water, materia prima, as the source of life, as a means for cleansing and as an element of rebirth and revival. Water also stands for spiritual, immaterial life and hence for eternity and immortality. In all cleansing rituals water has a sacred meaning, it erases the past and makes new life possible./..../

The Symbolic Imagery of Krystyna Ziach, text by Florent Bex, from the book Infinity & Archê / Krystyna Ziach, published by Thieme Art, 2006, NL
Florent Bex, honorary director of the Museum of Contemporary Art MuHKA, Antwerp, BE
read more on the website: www.krystynaziach.com/documents