Rezenne Gidey is the product of two completely different cultures, but hates them both. He is a pure self-taught artist and has an enormous aversion towards the so-called conceptual art (and its artists) . This is art where the stories are more important than the images and those images are mostly rubbish. That’s why we keep this introduction short.
An impression of a number of paintings I have made in my career.
Harsh reality, lessons from history.
Materials obtained from, World Press albums (1968-1975), Snoecks, Foam, National Geographic, old communist propaganda magazines etc.
Afterwards everything stitched together with yarn.
If there is news from Poernakaland, it will end up here.
That could be a new exhibition, a new etching or perhaps one of Poernaka’s actions