Handle with care (Les Quatre Cents Coups)
195 x 163 x 4 cm
Inkjet print on cotton canvas covered with a layer of raw linen with water stains, ink, glue, tissue paper, detergent, pencil, tippex, and felt-tip pen
This is a unique work, hand-signed by the artist on the back of the painting.
Ian Waelder’s practice explores memory and trace by isolating archival histories and language in relation to his biography, working through the poetics of the accident and the repurposing of the discarded. Waelder’s work unfolds through the mediums of photography, sculpture, sound and installation.