Interview Apropos Art - Alexandra Roozen

APROPOS ART

Magazine Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam
Interview by Elsbeth Grievink
2019, English and Dutch

“Alexandra Roozen’s repetitive pencil drawings need to be seen in real. Up close, you get the full experience of their impact…” Read more

Seen by Hand

Seen by Hand

Text: Cees de Boer
Drawings: Alexandra Roozen
2018, English and Dutch

“Alexandra Roozen’s drawings and graphic works are part of a long-term experiment in which she partially disowns the act of drawing by setting this activity mechanically under pressure…” Read more

Interview Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam - Alexandra Roozen

Interview Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam

Interview by Sandra Smets, photography by Stacii Samidin, essays by art theoretician Janneke Wesseling and philosopher Henk Oosterling.
2018, Dutch

“Voor Alexandra Roozen is onderzoek vergelijkbaar met een geleid experiment. Als maker van minutieus opgebouwde abstracte potloodtekeningen heeft ze in de loop der jaren een heel duidelijk eigen oeuvre ontwikkeld…” Read more

Interview We Like Art! - Alexandra Roozen

We Like Art!

Interview by We Like Art!
2017, Dutch

“Alexandra Roozen onderzoekt de handelingen van het tekenen zou je kunnen zeggen. Vormen en texturen zijn de overblijfselen daarvan, die op grote vellen papier in zwart wit je blik dichterbij zuigen. Al jaren experimenteert de kunstenaar met het weglaten van de hand, het subjectieve aspect van het beeld…” Read more

What is a horizon? Alexandra Roozen’s Drawing Series “Tweening”

What is a horizon?

Text: Peter Lodermeyer
Drawings: Alexandra Roozen
2014, English and German

“With her new, large-format drawings that bear the initially incomprehensible title of “Tweening”, Alexandra Roozen takes an apparently conscious risk of being misunderstood. But perhaps these works are about an eye test or rather, an eye-trap…” Read more

Between Eye and Understanding

Between Eye and Understanding

Text: Cees de Boer
Drawings: Alexandra Roozen
2013, English and Dutch

“Together with other series, these works are part of a lengthy experiment conducted by Alexandra Roozen, in which she researches how to alienate the act of drawing from herself in fundamental ways…” Read more

The disruption of the understanding of meaning

The disruption of the understanding of meaning

Text: Kockelkoren
Drawings and drypoints: Alexandra Roozen
2013, English and Dutch

“People are different from animals by the fact that they distinguish themselves from animals. That may look like no more than a quasi-profound statement because it clearly rests on a tautology, in others words, the same thing is said twice without explaining anything, but appearances are deceptive…” Read more