image text special

'Pet Parasite' by Tiziana La Melia at Franz Kaka, Toronto

article image; primary-color: #D9AC83;
Tiziana La Melia, Memory Soups Furry Breast Bomboniere, 2015-2018
article image; primary-color: #D9C3B5;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #959186;
Tiziana La Melia, Glares, 2018
article image; primary-color: #AE9287;
Tiziana La Melia, Ants Milk Aphids and Parasite Schematic, 2018
article image; primary-color: #DAC9C1;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #FA975E;
Tiziana La Melia, St. Agatha’s Stink Script (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #D3CEC8;
Tiziana La Melia, Memory Soups Potpourri Bomboniere, 2018
article image; primary-color: #DEC7B7;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #E2B08F;
Tiziana La Melia, Proofs, 2018
article image; primary-color: #C2966F;
Tiziana La Melia, Memory Soups Furry Breast Bomboniere, 2015-2018
article image; primary-color: #6F6953;
Tiziana La Melia, Memory Soups Furry Breast Bomboniere (detail), 2015-2018
article image; primary-color: #757458;
Tiziana La Melia, Memory Soups Furry Breast Bomboniere (detail), 2015-2018
article image; primary-color: #CCC5BF;
Tiziana La Melia, Proofs, 2018
article image; primary-color: #D9C6BF;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs, 2018
article image; primary-color: #D7CDC4;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #E4C9BE;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #7D7E70;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #C0A59A;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #9FAFAF;
Tiziana La Melia, Airs (detail), 2018
article image; primary-color: #DBC0AD;
Installation view
article image; primary-color: #D6CFC9;
Tiziana La Melia, Proofs, 2018
article image; primary-color: #C0B4A8;
Tiziana La Melia, St Agatha, 2018

Reading and Writing Compulsory Figures

Pet parasite is a transrelation of several compulsory figures that this exhibition considers.

Taking my new cloth scrap test friend pet for a walk in the park.

Ohhhh good looking rag beside gypsum pollen.

‘Rococo’ or ‘baroque’?

I say ‘baroque’ but I think you like the first one better, pet.

Baroco in a worm mirror...

Do you think the worms are the squirrels’ pets? Pets can have pets, right?

Good question. I think the squirrels are the worms’ pets. 

Can a pet pet a bigger pet pet?

A pet pet can pet a bigger pet pet.

Will a wet pet (worm) let a dry pet (squirrel) pet its pet’s pet? 

Yes.

Or is it better for a pet to let pet let?

You sound stressed. Sending you good pet vibes.

I gave myself a mild cold yesterday evening when I got in a panic but I’m feeling much better now. I may just need to get some sorta tonic juice before I venture out today. I am filming the garden at different times of light, so if you go to visit your dad let me know because I might like to go and film some worms and aphids at twilight.

This pet misses the other pet’s pets.

What about the title “Compulsory Figures/Pet Parasite”? Or do you prefer “Bread Teeth”?

That’s a hard one. Both of those titles deserve a chance. 

So many distractions today, it might be easier to meet tomorrow. I can just tell that my inner dolphin needs pet care.

Are we in 2018? 

Pets don’t care about that kind of stuff.

8.9.18 — 29.9.18

Organized by Xenia Benivolski

Franz Kaka

'What on Earth' by Tess Bilhartz at Super Dutchess, New York

'The Apartment' by Marie Lund (featuring Frederik Worm) at Croy Nielsen, Vienna

'Luxury & Labour' by Isabella Darcy at Disneyland Paris, Melbourne

'WELCOME UNIVERSE' by Paul Spengemann at WAF, Vienna

EPISODE 5: 'Exmouth', by Underground Flower & Dharma Initiatives between Texel Is

'MIDDAY' by Adam Alessi at Smart Objects, Los Angeles

'Cicada Songs, Decaying Petrichor' by Chen Pin Tao at Sedentary Enslavement, Laha

'Game' by Viktor Timofeev at MX Gallery, New York

'Microorganisms & Their Hosts' by Mindaugas Gapševičius at Atletika, Vilnius

'Managing Emotions' by Olga Pedan at Neuer Essener Kunstverein, Essen

Play / Cognition (بازی / تمرین) at Solo Show, Online

'Memory' by Kaspars Groševs, Marta Trektere at 427, Riga

'Untitled (MOLLY HOUSE)', a Group Show Curated by Julius Pristauz at EXILE, Vienn

Garden Cult Triennale, Chapter II: Baden-Baden, Germany

'Power must grow, if it doesn't grow it rots' by Dominika Trapp at Karlin Studios

'Flags' by Troels Wörsel at C.C.C., Copenhagen

☼ by chukwumaa + Zoë Argires at New Works, Chicago

'By working the soil we cultivate the skies' by KINDERSPIELE at Macao, Milan

Next Page