• On the occasion of this gargantuan undertaking, Van Veluw had been working for more than a year on an immersive installation consisting of constructing a building within the period building of the museum. Visitors entered alone into this alternative reality. From room to room, the person is plunged into an ever stranger world and confronted by seemingly different forms of primal matter. Levi’s two long-term previous projects, ‘The Origin of the Beginning’ and ‘The Collapse of Cohesion’ represent previous instalments in the artist’s fascination with creating parallel universes. Elements of fantasy, order and loss of control are a substantial continuum in his work. Van Veluw’s ambitious projects to date have all been inspired by the underlying tension between our desire for a regulated universe and the rational impossibility of total control. The dynamic of this quandary stands at the very heart of his practice. On the same note, ‘The Foundation’ explores the mind set of a coll......
  • The Exhibitions ‘The Foundation’ and ‘The Monolith ’encompasses the artist’s multi-disciplinary practice which spans large scale installation, drawings, video, sculpture and photography and follows on from his much acclaimed solo show - entitled ‘The Relativity of Matter’ - at the Marres House for Contemporary Culture in Maastricht. Levi van Veluw on FacebookLevi van Veluw on Instagram