F31 Spark Art Fair Vienna

24 - 27 March 2022 

24.3–27.3 2022


IBASHO is delighted to present the work of the Dutch photographic artist Margaret Lansink at SPARK. Who we are is often determined by our social environment and (family) history. How we build our self-esteem, often determines how we look to the outside world and how we react to the other and to the inevitable changes in live. In her work, Lansink (b. 1961) explores these relationships, trying to bridge the personal and universal, and often inspired by Japanese philosophies such as wabi-sabi (the beauty of the imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete) and ma (a concept on empty space). The way she photographs is purely intuitive; her images present an open and honest reflection of her own inner emotions at a certain time, space and interaction. Shot as self-portraits in the broadest sense of the word. With this intuitive way of photography she invites the viewer to embark on a journey through his-her own intricate web of memories, emotions, expectations, fears and desires. Giving the images the freedom to act as an overflow from reality to dream and vice versa. Lansink uses various mainly analogue cameras to capture the different atmospheres of her inner emotions. More and more Lansink experiments with her images, with making collages, using paint, gold leaf, charcoal as well as with liquid light and platinum palladium in the darkroom. At SPARK Lansink’s works from four series are exhibited, which one could say are inspired by the concept of the beauty of imperfection and impermanence: Borders of Nothingness – On the Mend (2017 – 2021) Concept of Ma (2019) Body maps (2019) Friction (2022)


Fair information:
Preview & Vernissage 24 March 2022
Fair days 25 – 27 March 2022


Fair opening hours:
Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturday 11am – 7pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm


Fair location:
Karl-Farkas-Gasse 19, 1030 Vienna