References to medieval reliquaries and hermetic architecture, allusions to bondage, anthropomorph and zoomorph features and janus masks. All aspects that make up the visual language which is at the base of Serge Game’s sculptures. A visual language that seems to keep shifting between figuration and abstraction, making it hard to pin the works down.
The sculptures are carved, glued and strung together – almost ‘willed’ into being – before being dipped in a bath of resin and pigments which gives them their stony appearance. The result is an evergrowing population of fantasmagorical, enigmatic objects with grotesque features and monumental qualities.
All works are part of the ongoing series Household Totems which aims to give people an opportunity to surround themselves in their everyday life with these fantastical objects of modest dimensions. A bit like talismans from another world that could help us temporarily escape ours.
Serge Game lives and works in Rotterdam.
Photos: Studio Unfolded, Serge Game