nathalie djurberg: 'experiment' at venice art biennale 09
 
nathalie djurberg: 'experiment' at venice art biennale 09 nathalie djurberg: 'experiment' at venice art biennale 09
jul 05, 2009

nathalie djurberg: 'experiment' at venice art biennale 09

‘experiment’, 2009 (installation, claymation, digital video and mixed media) image © designboom

swedish artist nathalie djurberg intricately constructed claymation films are both terrifyingly disturbing and artlessly sweet. the new works created for the venice biennale explore a surrealistic garden of eden in which all that is natural goes awry. she exposes the innate fear of what is not understood and confronts viewers with the complexity of emotions. natalie djurberg was awarded the silver lion for a promising young artist at the venice art biennale 09.

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still from the claymation

nathalie djurberg was born in 1978 in lysckil, sweden in 1978. she lives and works in berlin, germany.

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