EU, 2011-2015

EU, 2011-2015

Remco Torenbosch’s EU, 2011-2015 is informed by the color blue of the EU-flag as well as its production and history. The European Union is in flux, the once dominant textile industry in the 28 member states is loosing on importance while socioeconomics inside the union are changing. With his work Remco highlights the individual aspects and identities insight a presumably alliance: each fabric was produced by local weavers of the EU countries but still they all differ in the nuance of their blue color.

literature:
European contextualising in analytical sociology and ethnographical representation on history and the present (2013)
with texts by Mihna Mircan and Charles Esche, Searching for Blue in a Union Flag
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EU, 2011-2015
Remco Torenbosch, EU, 2011-2015
Installation view Blue Times

Photo: Kunsthalle Wien
EU, 2011-2015
Remco Torenbosch, EU, 2011-2015
Installation view Blue Times (detail)

Photo: Kunsthalle Wien


EU, 2011-2015
Remco Torenbosch, EU, 2011-2015
Installation view Blue Times (detail)

Photo: Kunsthalle Wien
EU, 2011-2015
Remco Torenbosch, EU, 2011-2015
Installation view Blue Times

Photo: Kunsthalle Wien



EU, 2011-2015
Remco Torenbosch, EU, 2011-2015
Installation view Blue Times (detail)

Photo: Kunsthalle Wien