ALTER EGO displays a motive by the German artist Carsten Fock. The 2x3 m carpet from pure wool is hand-knotted in 100 knots quality in Nepal. Based on a pen on paper drawing from the series “deutschlanddeutschland”, e15 collaborates with the artist to produce original artworks ultimately intended as carpets in a nod to historic tapestries. Available in a limited edition of seven pieces, numbered and signed by the artist, ALTER EGO displays the double silhouette of a head, above it, written the word “Kitsch”. The typography evokes gothic associations, with the emphasised letter “t” reminiscent of a cross and of romantic image contents of the 19th century. Characteristic for Carsten Fock’s art are the expressively crossed-out elements that hide the subjacent, resulting in questions, yet simultaneously determine the composition of the picture.
NEUE HEIMAT is a high-quality carpet hand-knotted in Nepal. From pure wool and in 100 knots quality, the carpet carries a motive by the German artist Carsten Fock from the series “deutschlanddeutschland”. With NEUE HEIMAT (New Home) e15 collaborates with the artist in producing original artworks ultimately finished as carpets in a nod to historic tapestries. Enlarged to the carpet size of 2 x 3 m, Carsten Fock focuses on a portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche, underneath which the words “You can win, if you want – 2015 for real“ are visible. In this motive, Fock evokes associations to Nietzsche’s existential philosophy, but also to the topics hope, faith, power, anxiety and despair. Available in a limited edition of seven pieces, NEUE HEIMAT is numbered and signed by the artist.
REVOLTE is an artwork from the series “deutschlanddeutschland” by the German artist Carsten Fock. E15 collaborates with Carsten Fock to produce his original artwork ultimately intended as a series of carpets in a nod to historic tapestries. The high quality carpet is made of pure wool in Nepal with 100 knot quality. REVOLTE is made in the measurement of 2 x3 m and is available in a limited edition of seven pieces, numbered and signed by the artist. The only dimly visible figure with speech bubble is superposed by copy in the typical Fockian handwriting. However, neither the copy above the figure nor in the speech bubble is legible; it simply served the artist as the architecture of his drawing. In the foreground are wildly crossing lines. The figurative drawing – as often in Fock’s work – takes a less significant role.