cantieri d'arte

19/04/2016 / 11:04

Inaugurazione venerdì 22 aprile ore 18.30 MANDEM is a working team of two artists, one of whom lives with the genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) that causes failure of connective tissue. The Hypermobility series recenters that disability as a form of beauty via MANDEM's signature approach to the classical realist tradition of figure painting. Using EDS-diagnosed studio models, the series captures moments where joints hyperextend or dislocate and the body moves into broken-seeming, impossible configurations. MANDEM's technique-oriented mixed media/oil paintings explode the line between medical documentation and art. (

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