Vita Extremis | Brussels
08 September 2022 - 12 November 2022
La Patinoire Royale | Galerie Valérie Bach, Brussels, Belgium
To celebrate thirty years of collaboration, Lucy + Jorge Orta are pleased to announce Vita Extremis, a monographic exhibition in the Great Nave of La Patinoire Royale
Coinciding with Brussels Gallery Weekend, the exhibition Vita Extremis curated by art and the environment expert Alice Audouin unveils their latest series of paintings and textile artworks entitled Fabulae Naturae, dedicated to flora and the preservation of biodiversity.
Vita Extremis is an opportunity to look back over their prolific thirty-years, situating Lucy + Jorge Orta’s practice in a trajectory that holds a mirror to society’s major challenges: water, climate, food, migration, and biodiversity. The meta-themes Antarctica, Amazonia, Life Guard, OrtaWater are portals reimagining ways of living, cohabiting and conserving. On view will be a selection of key artworks, as well as a participative action mobilising audiences around an eco-consciousness that enriches the commons through art.
Thursday, September 8
12pm – press conference and opening of Brussels Gallery Weekend
Saturday, September 10
3pm – round-table chaired by Alice Audouin
Further information PRVB, rue Veydt 15, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Brussels