Silent days
Silent days
“Silent Days – the moments of elaboration and truly facing ourselves, when after a tide turning life situation we feel […]

Silent days

2014, Várfok Project Room

2014. June 13. – 2017. July 12. Author: Rónai-Balázs Zoltán (Balkon, 2015/7.8)

“Silent Days – the moments of elaboration and truly facing ourselves, when after a tide turning life situation we feel the need for casting an account.  The introspection is at the same time a process of cleansing without any external help, excuse or even subterfuge.

The exhibited tubs evoke this cleansing process, through the ritual of dipping into water. The unordinary positions of the sculptures in a sensitive equilibrium and together with the various amounts of remaining mirror-like surfaces of water are the representatives of life situations, human life-periods and symbolic carriers of the changeableness of our states of mind.

The water, through its clean and constant surface is suitable for analysing ourselves with harsh thoroughness. However, behind our very own mirror image, the intangible sky is also portrayed on the surface, in which, a bit of the transcendental is also surfacing.

The fine lace motifs, appearing on the surface of the tubs are imprints of time. The loving care and memory of our elders and our spiritual heritage erodes like fragments of memory in the archaic tube-forms with their personal, portrait-like character. The female presence, and traditions summoned by the lace, woven the hard surface of iron sheets with such sensuality and naturality like a forgotten piece textile could leave a trace.”