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The poetry of Invisibility number one

These series are inspired by Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man. The protagonist muses about Louis Armstrong’s song “What did I do to be so black and blue”. While he lives in his cellar illuminated by 1369 light bulbs he remains invisible to the world. @watch video's you will find a short animation. 

Patricia Kaersenhout
The Poetry of Invisibility: number one, 2010
171 x 125,5 cm
mixed media, charcoal on paper
photo: Thijme Breukers

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The poetry of Invisibility number two

These series are inspired by Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man. The protagonist muses about Louis Armstrong’s song “What did I do to be so black and blue”. While he lives in his cellar illuminated by 1369 light bulbs he remains invisible to the world. @watch video's you will find a short animation. 


Patricia Kaersenhout
The Poetry of Invisibility: number two, 2010
164 x 125,5 cm
mixed media, charcoal on paper
photo: Thijme Breukers

The poetry of Invisibility number two

“Irresponsibility is part of my invisibility; any way you face it, it’s a denial. But to whom can I be responsible and why should I be when you refuse to see me.” @watch video's you will find a short animation. 

from Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Patricia Kaersenhout
The Poetry of Invisibility: number three, 2010
178 x 125/180 cm
mixed media, charcoal on paper
photo: Thijme Breukers