Polish-born, Warsaw-based Sosnowska brings 23 fantastical architectural scale models to the gallery, constructions that may or may not be finally realised. ‘It seems to me that what I do is somehow in opposition to what architecture stands for,’ says the artist. ‘Architecture organises, introduces order, reflects political and social systems. My works introduce chaos and uncertainty.’
Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Sat 27 Oct–Sat 8 Dec.
Sosnowska draws inspiration from Eastern Bloc socialist architecture, creating large scale work out of industrial materials which she uses to create disorienting labyrinthine structures.
Monika Sosnowska: Display
Fresh from representing Poland at the Venice Biennale and from solo shows at New York's MOMA and the Serpentine Gallery in London, Sosnowska brings an exhibition of existing and newly commissioned works to Talbot Rice. The main body of 'Display' consists of 23 scale models that might be read as a fantastical architectural…