From a discarded piece of Bubblegum
To a scrap of string….
We are surrounded by a visual collaboration of individual memories and moments either washed up on shore or abandoned, deserted on a Mexican nature reserve. Gabriel Orozco has recycled these forgotten treasures into his own masterpiece that, “can be read both as a critique of current civilization and a poetic topography.” All these little artifacts are brought together perfectly like a constellation of stars in his exhibition Asterisms shown at Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin.
Asterisms – A prominent pattern or group of stars, typically having a popular name but smaller than a constellation.