Zielman dishes up some disturbing political issues in his provoking work. Garbage bags, protest slogans, a flagpole with hanging toilet paper bring social unrest into the art world. Björn Zielman hijacks the Dutch Vanitas tradition with his work and lets Western society comment on itself.
The importance of his work is an inquiry into the multi-layered co-existence of objects and realities that deals with the duality of life’s many opposited, as he says: "My work is born of this confrontation between the human need and the unreasonable silence of the world."
“Where there is a stink of shit there is a smell of being”
Location: Deventer, Netherlands
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