To Dream, to Collect









15 x 20 cm
5.91 x 8 in

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Medium: oil on wood

About the Artist

1976 , Switzerland

Roy Andres Hofer (1976) was born in Basel (BS), Switzerland- Education: 1997 School for arts Basel 2000 High School for arts Zuerich 1999 Residency in Santa Barbara, USA / 2000 Field study in Tokio, Japan 2012 Organizer CAMPBASEL during Art Basel 2013 Organizer ONEsize Artshow during Art Basel 2012 Founder ARTspaceSWITZERLAND offspace for contemporary art 2014 CoFounder Circle for artists International artists network 2015 CoFounder a-space artist-run-collective "Media images are with us everywhere, being both integral facets and isolated reflections of today’s globalized world. This paradox is the essence of the Royglobalized series, which focuses on those processes and structures of worldwide marketing, media, and politics that both shape and confuse our modern environment and our individual selves. “Roy” challenges us not so much by the artist’s presence, but rather as a compelling individual experience and feeling of personal consternation over the trends of globalization. Roy Andres Hofer shows these complicated mechanisms in a sometimes documentary, at times fictional way through ordinary, everyday glimpses of our world which force us to question ourselves and our social assumptions." Roy Andres Hofer

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About the Gallery


Rheinfelden, Habich-Dietschy-Strasse 18

a-space is an artist-run gallery and artist collective that supports aspiring new artists from around the world. This platform enables young artists to participate in international art fairs, solo- and group exhibitions in Switzerland and abroad and furthermore be a vital part of the gallery and it’s network. At a-space people believe in trustworthy partn...

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