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Matthew Antezzo

Belgian Safari

September 19 to December 12, 2014
Potsdamer Str. 97, 10785 Berlin

14 inkjet prints on
Innova FibaPrint Baryta 310gsm
Each 59,4 x 84,1 cm
Edition: 12, I (AP), I (PP), I (EP

“Belgium is my Africa and I’m on safari here. Safari comes from swahili and arabic, for long journey. This safari is one where I am hunting myself, to expose what can come from confronting the known and the unknown.

Belgium! A dense unknown land to this explorer, figures and phenomenon only known by second hand sources. Leuven, Waterloo, Antwerp, Brugge, Jabekke, Oostkamp, Knokke. The Ghent alterpiece, the lamb of God. I’m wandering the countryside and artifact rich cities in search god only knows, ready to capture with photo apparatus. All the clichés of chocolate, linen, waffles and kinky sex, available and ready. Flanders, a region of deep mystery. How wild can the near frontiers be?”

Please contact Alfons Klosterfelde at office(at) for further information.

The back room and office images show works from Matthew Antezzo’s “map painting” series from 1991.