FEDRIK VAESSEN

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My work comes into existence through a process of assembling mechanical parts, horns, ornaments, pipes, waxy substances, and self-made objects. By manipulating these elements, I discover otherworldly forms that evolve into functionally-unclear sculptures with symbolic and science fiction undertones. 
In my explorations, I paint a vivid picture of a future where post-human beings intertwine seamlessly with artifacts of human invention. Objects are reshaped into new archetypal and cultural meanings, where they transcend their original utility. 
Fluids intertwine, intricately binding the works into new hybrid creatures. Their skin is a shiny tissue that breathes life into the sculptures, yet the means by which they are sustained and kept alive remains mysterious. With this I raise questions in a world where humans want to control and think they can explain everything.