According to Olav Westphalen, art should not be taken seriously - and neither should he, sometimes. This artist moves in the middle ground between art and everyday life; fantasy and reality combine in his performances. With complete cynicism, he ridicules the traditions of art, but afterwards can again offer serious reflections on art criticism. From artist to comic, cartoon hero or tiger, clever clogs and scamp, his role plays are as fast as his humor. All these contrasts create tension and assure his is a fascinating performance.
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