Antje Majewski
in cooperation with the Goethe Institute

January – March 2007

Antje Majewski’s featured series of oils on macrosel (wood) and print collages titled Mal de Ojo was inspired from her travels throughout Mexico in the winter of 2004 and 2005. During her stay, Majewski became engrossed in native legends and mythologies. Central to all of these tales are the subjects of death, the dead, and the after-life. Mal de Ojo is a visual expression of Majewski’s ensuing spiritual and emotional meditation/search; it is her aesthetic contemplation of universal enigmas such as beginnings and endings, the ephemeral and the eternal, the natural and the supernatural, and the earthly and the divine, with local narratives as her stimulus.