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Michiel Frielink – Shortly before Zero Hour

16. May 2019, 19:00 - 18. May 2019, 19:00

16. Mai 2019 – 19:00 – 22:00

17. Mai 2019 – 16:00 – 19:00

18. Mai 2019 – 16:00 – 19:00


Michiel Frielinks large-scale paintings tell stories of survival and struggle, the human condition influenced by war.
The individual is coping with circumstances no longer under its control.

About Michiel:

Michiel was born in 1979 in the Netherlands.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011, at the AKI academy of art, Enschede, the Netherlands. He moved to Leipzig in 2014 and is a founding member of Yacht Club Leutzsch artist community.

Michiel about his work:

“I explore the struggle of the individual during and after violent conflict. I’m making the horror of war palpable by reducing it to it’s mundane essentials.
Then I paint it. By using bright pigments I colorize the grey areas between war and peace, making it come alive.

Part of my work as an artist is researching forgotten painting techniques. Together with references to art history I let my work speak from the collective consciousness.”

  • Type: Flying Exhibitions
  • Time: 16. May 2019 - 19:00 18. May 2019 - 19:00
  • Venue:Leipzig
  • Duration:3 hours