Andro Wekua, born in 1977 in Georgia, studied philosophy and art in Tbilisi and Basel. He lives in Berlin. He participated in the Venice Biennale, 2011. Solo exhibitions included Kunsthalle Wien; Museum Friedericianum, Kassel; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Le Magasin, Grenoble; Kunstmuseum Winterthur; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York / Brussels.
Never Sleep with a Strawberry in Your Mouth II
(CHE 2012, HD, 6 Min. 20 Sek., EOV)
Never Sleep with a Strawberry in Your Mouth II is the result of months of labour-intensive set building, filming, directing, editing, and digital manoeuvering. Situated between the sincerity of self-reflection and the synthetic imagery of pop culture, Wekua’s animations create pictorial representations of the past that help us better comprehend and grapple with the present.