Panta Rhei


145 x 140 x 340 cm

“Panta Rhei” or “everything flows”, said the Greek philosopher Heraclitus some 2,500 years ago. He meant that nothing remains the same because time constantly puts everything in a new perspective. The thinkers in AVL’s Panta Rhei are force-fed through a funnel and their excrement forms the pillars they stand on. They are the embodiment of circularity: all is constantly renewed, with slight changes.

Panta Rhei (2011) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘De Verleiding’, Bosch Parade, ‘s Hertogenbosch (NL), 2022
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020 – 2021
‘The Invisible Hand’, Parc Tournay de Solvay , Brussels (BE), 2016
‘Vrijstaat’, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse (NL), 2014

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