...Semitransparent and impermeable, neon-colored and metallic, polychrome shimmering, and unicolored surfaces reflect the light and direct the gaze, continuously keeping it moving along the constructed lines. The conceptual starting point for Genti Korini is the eclectic post-communist architecture of his hometown Tirana. The seemingly infinite stylistic possibilities of the new creative freedom are being fathomed there with much individualistic motivation, more often than not with rather offbeat results. This architecture explores and stretches the boundaries of the thinkable. The unique visual character of his environment as a visible sign of the systemic and cultural transformation is the source of a diverse vocabulary of colors and shapes. It is an abundant pool of components and materials that the artist abstracts digitally on the computer and makes use of in his pictorial assemblies. Based on the objective calculations of the computer, he creates the middle-format to large-format oil paintings in which the digital sketches are developed further in his subjective handwriting. The painted objects are technically calculated and could thus in theory be spatially realizable, but in real space would evade manifestation because of physical conditions such as gravity, mass, and weight...
Kristina von Bülow, Frankfurt 2020
Simulations /Speculations, Lachenmann Art /Frankfurt.Germany. 2020