By attentively investigating the House of Culture “Koco Racin” in Skopje and its historical meaning as a home and a place that was initiated to nurture culture, Anastasija Pandilovska employs the space and invites it to be part of her composition. She uses the built environment as a supporting structure that gives space to the construction and perception of meaning. Pandilovska bends the act of molding matter into a communal gesture to set the space in motion. She stirs space and by doing this she makes space and explores the possibility for the locus to become a work on its own. For there was nothing, but matters touching, matters talking influences the proximity of the visitor so as to return to the meaning of giving a home to culture.
Anastasija Pandilovska, For there was nothing, but matters touching, matters talking, exhibition and publication in collaboration with Suns and Stars, House of Culture “Koco Racin,” Skopje, December 21, 2018 – January 11, 2019. Photos by Marjoca de Greef.