The Power and Glory animations are quite abstract. There is almost no narration in the works. The constant movements in the pieces reveals that nothing is permanent.
In Power and Glory (2013), a doll examines a rubbish heap with her body. It is as if she wonders were is the Power and Glory.
In Power and Glory (Train of Thought) (2014), the narration is unlinear. Perhaps the story expresses the thoughts of a doll. And thoughts can change the course of events. The doll faces fear.
Power and Glory (Red Carpet) (2014) questions, where do power and glory truly appear? Who steps on the red carpet and who does not? The most common meaning for the red carpet is success, but can it also be comparable with finding a new meaning?
Hanne Ivars is a visual artist who lives and works in Helsinki. She graduated from The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1998. Ivars works with installations and video works that deal with different forms of narration. She is interested in illusion and in borrowing visual concepts. Her works have been presented in museums, galleries and festivals in e.g. Finland, Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Greece and the USA.
Image, Silhouette, and Motion, May 23 – June 23 2019, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea
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