‘Hem Hem /
Neither Nor, Either Or’
Existing in an accelerated in between, Genti Korini’s new works, speak to the unresolvable tension of life as impossibly extended, embodied at its limits, strung out on the materiality of the surface. His new series of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs are best defined by a sort of turbo-folk capitalism, which takes shape in augmented forms — hybrids of traditional craft and synthetic drip. Consequently, the viewer’s gaze is forced to explore the migration and reconfiguration of decontextualized forms, as symptoms of social transformations and certain ideologies, although in different ways. The struggle to claim autonomy for the articulation of one’s own space is perhaps the most significant trait of his recent works, situated at half-distance between formalism and social commentary, without belonging to a predefined artistic category.
19 June – 3 July, 2021 Galeria e Bregdetit. (AL)