Berlin-based Polish artist, Alicja Kwade (born 1979 in Katowice, Poland) is best known for her use of the doppelgänger, mirroring, and repetition in her works of mixed media sculpture. Following the legacy of Marcel Duchamp’s ready-mades, Kwade incorporates and inverts materials from the everyday sphere such as mirrors, metal pipes, wooden boards, glass, bicycles, and lights to create meticulously designed minimalistic installations that… Read more
About the artwork
Alicja Kwade’s Time Machine directs the user to scatter the leaves “casually” in the corners and around all edges of a room. This work isn’t just a charming evocation of summer’s end, but a reminder that time is a much larger and weightier concept than the ticking seconds of a clock.