Strength in Numbers
The artist Joachim Coucke works with installation and sculptures that investigate our broken relationship between reality and digital realm. With the increasingly accessible techniques offered for digital alteration of ever-multiplicating sources of images, the « society of the copy » is becoming a society of the manipulation where the physical object is sometimes no longer necessary. His works, consisting of technological waste, such different kinds of computer parts, cables and plugs, depict an anachronistic physicality of our so called immaterial civilisation. For his first solo show in Germany the artist developed a unique intervention for the exhibtion at MÉLANGE.
JOACHIM COUCKE,born in 1983 in Kortrijk, is an Artist and Curator (Co-Founder of DASH), living in Waregem, Belgium. He gratuated HISK Laureate in Gent 2012. His work has been included in several solo and groupshows at Yoko Uhoda Gallery (2016, Liege), Johannes Vogt Gallery (2015, New York), CCA Ujazdowski Castle (2014, Warsaw) and many others.