Tris Vonna-Michell: Punctuations & Perforation
Exhibition, La Verrière, Brussels, Belgium.
Unusually, sound-poet Tris Vonna-Michell – noted for his vocal performances – embraces silence at La Verrière, concentrating instead on imagery. His photographs, films, and in allations adopt a rigorous, minimalist aesthetic while conveying an inherent sense of mystery, making him a natural candidate for the space’s Ballistic Poetry season. The installation is conceived as a landscape dotted with film projections, photographs, sound elements, and objects that together constitute a sequence of mental images or a dream unfolding in real space, generating a disturbing poetry all its own. Included in the ensemble are a central pavilion and structure designed and developed by artist Pol Matthé..