Melvin Moti

Melvin Moti, Decapitation, 2006, framed photocopies + plot, 53 x 53 cm; plot 30 cm breath Melvin Moti, Decapitation, 2006, framed photocopies + plot, 53 x 53 cm; plot 30 cm breath

Born in Rotterdam, 1977. Lives and works in Rotterdam and Berlin.

Dutch artist MELVIN MOTI (1977) uses a completely different approach with a modern photocopy-technique that presents a work based on a historical document and emphasizes the notion that all magic tricks lose their magic when they are officially accepted and patented.

(Valeria Schulte-Fischedick, Shin il Kim, Seeing the invisible, exhibition cat., 2006, Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milan)