dark but happy place

05. 04. -12. 04. 2018

DDA / Deptford Does Art, London

Curated by Lucie Kordačová

Dark But Happy Place presents works by London based Slovakian artists Peter Sulo and Gabriela Zigová. Following the first collaboration between Peter and Gabriela, exhibition C-Hole, which took place in Bratislava’s gallery Photoport in February 2018, the Deptford Does Art will launch their second joint project Dark But Happy Place curated by Lucie Kordacova. 

Gabriela Zigova’s uses photography, performance, site specific and interactive installation or combination of those to explore social situations in relation to culture and political events. For Dark But Happy Place, Zigova presents a new work, a series of almost documentary photograph which mirroring her everyday life. Gabriela seeing by observing, questioning her position within the image and defining her own space. For this occasion she creates an honest description of her surroundings, reflecting empty social spaces. She often sets the environment for imagination to happen. Gabriela is creating full empty spaces where stories can occur.  

Text: Lucie Kordačová