Adel Abdessemed | Brutality Sculptures.
CONCEPTUAL ARTIST ADEL ABDESSEMED CARRIED OUT ON EVERYDAY MATERIALS,
which he documents with videos, photographs, and juxtaposes with a sculptural remainder from the action itself. Adel Abdessemed (born 2 March 1971, Constantine, Algeria) is a French-Algerian conceptual artist. He lives and works in Paris and London.
“To the ambient fear, Adel Abdessemed responds with something resembling a fearless aggressivity. And as in the rhetorical figure of chiasmus, the point at which these two strands cross is where those elements that fall outside of the reigning social order, those elements for which dominant ideologies cannot account, become visible. Abdessemed’s artworks are precisely materialization of that crossing, emerging from the unresolved conflicts of the present.” – Tom McDonough from Wikipedia
Adel Abdessemed’s bird sculpture nests in a Peckham car park. A sculpted carrier pigeon bearing a Blackberry and set of explosives —Was unveiled for one week on the top floor of the multi-storey car park in central Peckham, south London.