On Borrowed Time(s)

posted by Bridget on 25 March 2014

Opening tonight at iniva, Rivington Place, group exhibition from University of Westminster graduates.

belgravia 1

Jan Stradtmann's work Belgravia is part of the group show On Borrowed Time(s) which explores the paradoxical and contradictory logic of capitalism as manifested in the art world, corporate and consumer cultures.

Jan's Belgravia is a set of six photographs of Porsches parked outside wealthy houses in London's exclusive district Belgravia. The repetition of the scene: the poster car of money - the Porsche - parked outside almost identical terraced housing, undermines the idea that wealth can buy an individuality of expression.

belgravia 2

Any notion of distinctiveness associated with wealth is dissolved into a recurring symbol devoid of its original meaning of exclusivity.

Exhibition runs to 12th April.

belgravia 3

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