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Exhibition: A World of Glass - Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg

Contemporary artist Nathalie Djurberg combines delicate objects, surreal ‘claymation’ films and an evocative soundscape by Hans Berg, creating a wild, compelling installation.

Tue 22nd November 2011, 10:00am – Sun 8th January 2012, 06:00pm

Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, London, NW3 6DG

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

Category: Art

Nathalie Djurberg A World of Glass Zach Feuer Gallery New York Gio Marconi Milan
Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg’s first solo exhibition in the UK is on now at the Camden Arts Centre and it’s a highlight of the autumn artistic calendar. Witness an intriguing contrast between glassy objects and wacky animated films, in dark rooms flooded with a tinkling soundtrack devised by composer Hans Berg.

Nathalie Djurberg A World of Glass Zach Feuer Gallery New York Galleria Gio Marconi Milan Collection
Images courtesy of the artists, Zach Feuer Gallery New York and Galleria Gio Marconi Milan

Household items are re-cast in icy detail, and the four films feature strange interactions between animals and people. This installation draws its audiences into a fairytale world, exploring the boundaries between human and animal nature, pleasure and pain, beauty and the grotesque. Don’t miss the Reading Room which contains some fascinating books and further films.

Admission is free and utterly recommended. Make sure you read my exhibition review here.

The Camden Arts Centre is open:
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 9pm
Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays.