Alles over kunst

Kunstenaarsportret

Zinaïda Tchelidze

Lauren Wetmore

Like last year, you will be able to discover work by up and coming artists - yet to find gallery representation - on show in the Vanderborght building, the Brussels Gallery Weekend meeting point. For the exhibition Fried Patters the curator Tenzing Barshee selected work by nineteen young artists. We sketched a portrait-in-words of four of them to arouse your interest.

Zinaïda Tchelidze has lived in Brussels since 1997 and considers the city to be a place where artists can push their boundaries, if they feel so inclined. “It is diverse here, and experimental”, she notes, “but perhaps a little too calm for me, too comfortable. I want to push my work further.” Indeed, the thread that stitches Tchelidze’s seemingly disparate engagements together, is her preoccupation with transformation, more specifically with the proces…

Zinaïda Tchelidze (c) Eva Donckers