Through different techniques and materials Lennart Lahuis physically processes texts and images, transforming them into a fragile and temporary state. During his residency at Glasgow Sculpture Studios Lahuis will continue a recent series of work for which he reproduced texts in water, using a process that is derived from offset printing. Words and letters continuously change shape and are inevitably bound to evaporate. In these and other works the limits of readability play an important role.
Lennart Lahuis (1986) received his BFA from the Artez Institute of the Arts in Zwolle in 2011. From 2011 to 2013 he was a resident at de Ateliers in Amsterdam and he recently concluded a residency at AIR Antwerpen. Recent duo and solo exhibitions include Dead Seconds with Willem Oorebeek at Shanaynay in Paris, Navigation at Dürst Britt & Mayhew and False Light at Apice for Artists in Amsterdam. Recent group exhibitions include A Minor State of Flux in Arti&Amicitiae Amsterdam, Slow Works in Sydney Australia, Fortune Teller in Garage Rotterdam and Asleep Fingers in Kunstraum Düsseldorf. In 2015 Lahuis won the Royal Prize for Contemporary Painting as well as the Piket Art Prize. Lahuis lives and works in Paris.