Aurum Gallery is extremely privileged to announce our first exhibition with ‘Shattered’ by Swiss contemporary glass artist Simon Berger.
The artist will be in attendance for his debut exhibition in Asia featuring over 30 unique works on display and will create a live performance piece during the opening weekend.
‘Shattered’ by Simon Berger
Friday 1 July – Sunday 31 July 2022
Warehouse 30 – Bangkok
Simon Berger is a contemporary glass artist exploring the material which he hammers, lacerates and cracks.
Wood and scrap metal inspired the artist’s first pieces created from the streets. His unique technique was born out of artistic explorations using car windscreens.
With a fascination for faces, he engraves portraits that play with light and transparency, plunging the gaze into a meander of lesions that he calls ‘Morphogenesis’.
In the form of apparent vandalism, his work provokes the theory of a ‘broken window’. The glass is a medium for light, while the hammer is not used for destruction but for amplifying the effect.
‘Disorder does not only lead to crime. Disorder can also be the kingdom of light. It’s about hope. Light emerges from the hammer blows’.