Ilê Sartuzi + Maomi Meindl Gossip, 2024performancevariable time and dimensions “Gossip” is a performance that was created by Ilê Sartuzi and Maomi Meindl. During the opening of an exhibition, a group of children spread rumours to the guests. The gossip should generally be directed towards the artists or the exhibition and their working condition. The […]

shooting star, 2023 found kids’ shoes 14 x 16 x 13 cm Two little children’s shoes are placed in between the floor and the wall. This gesture seems to activate the whole space around this small object. It brings the presence of the absence, an idea that is very dear to Sartuzi’s research. “shooting stars” is […]

strategies to crack rigid structures, 2024 oil paint on paper, tape15 x 13 cm From the discussions with Maomi Meindl around “Gossip” and the exhibition “GIRLS AND BOYS”, we came to this idea that “rumour and humour can crack established orders”. The simple gesture of approximating these two similar words – almost as a misunderstanding […]

crying choir, 2024performance, score and steel structure, wood variable time and dimensions The “Crying Choir” is a performative piece where a group of male actors and singers cry in conjunction. A central aspect of the work is playing with orchestrating what appears to be “inorchestrable”. It’s between the real drama, pure emotion, in an excessively […]

disasters III, 2024 paraffin and oil paint 14.5 x 12 x 14 cm

anthropophagic house, 2024 beeswax and resin fake teeth 14.5 x 12 x 14 cm

no drama, 2021-2024 text on wallvariable dimensions With the installation No Drama (2021-2024), Sartuzi playfully pokes fun at the very idea of drama. The dry text referring to a popular song from the 2000s (“My Humps” from the Black Eyed Peas, 2005) could be read as singing. The repetition of the negation creates rhythm, and the […]

AD MR, 2024oil on linen and aluminium special frame 32 x 32 x 3.5 cm The painting is a reading of a drapery study, made in 1508, by Albercht Dürer (1471 – 1528) for the altarpiece commissioned by Jakob Heller (known as the Heller Altar) in 1507 and completed in 1509. The painting was eventually removed […]

Skeleton Tap Dance, 2023Steel, Wood, 3D Printed Resin, Arduino, Servo Motors43.5 x 35 x 52 cm Exhibition History: �’s 74th Birthday Party, Plicnik Space Initiative, London (2024)Spectral, The Cookhouse Gallery, London (2023)Spinning Yarns, ArtHub, London (2023)

hands movie, 2023video, B&W, no soundsteel structure and monitor 06’19” | 40 x 39 x 36,5 cm The “Hands Movie” is a choreography for two hands. Paying a direct homage to Yvonne Rainer’s video (shot in a hospital bed while recovering from surgery), the hands are controlled as puppets on strings. When the two hands […]