Uncertainty and design at Umelka

SOPHISTICATION and intricacy, rather than simplicity or the decorative, characterise the current exhibitions in the Gallery of the Slovak Union of Visual Arts, the Umelka.

SOPHISTICATION and intricacy, rather than simplicity or the decorative, characterise the current exhibitions in the Gallery of the Slovak Union of Visual Arts, the Umelka.

Eight artists (Lýdia Jer-gušová-Vydarená, Marcela Kupčíková, Mária Balážová, Blažej Baláž, Peter Mandzjuk, Štefan Šoltis, Daniela Velichová and Gabriela Vozáriková) show their perception of how the “The Uncertainty Principle” can be expressed artistically. The name is inspired by a definition of German physicist Werner Heisenberg and stipulates that in the case of two quantities, the more precisely we can determine one of them, the less precisely we can determine the other one. Differing in method, approach and size, the works nevertheless all prompt visitors to stop and ponder the message that each one strives to deliver.

The second exhibition in the neighbouring room, called Material Is Innocent, presents the work – with photos and physical examples – of Austrian architect and designer Wolfgang Haipl.

Both exhibitions at the Umelka, on Dostojevského Rad 2, can be seen daily except for Mondays between 12:00 and 18:00 until May 25. More information can be found at the svu.sk website.

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