When we first approached the border, we did not know how to cross it. I saw you leap over. Duck under. Then pass. It was pierced by small holes, openings where our fingers could touch. Sometimes we would pass each-other imperceptibly, moving with ease. Sometimes our breath became laboured.
Angelica Falkeling, born in 1988, is a practicing artist, teacher and writer. She received her bfa at Malmö Art Academy and is currently about to commence a Masters of Fine Arts at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. In her work, Falkeling focuses on the quiet, soft, introverted and mute materials present within what is commonly considered to be verbal political arenas. By bending our gaze, her work strives to bring an awareness of where, when and how politics take place, decisions made and normative parameters set.