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AKUNZO

Karola Pezarro & Aris de Bakker

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karolapezarro@gmail.com
aris@arisdebakker.nl


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AKUNZO statement
The body of work of Akunzo consists of ephemeral, site-specific projects. Each project has a strong commitment to the site and the environment as a whole. Projects are a reflection on a site or the history of a place, and often deal with concerns about the future of the planet.
Akunzo works right on the site and often uses natural materials from the vicinity such as branches or earth. Sometimes unnatural elements related to the subject of the work are added.
The combination of place and artwork is meaningful for Akunzo. They reinforce each other and together they form the project. That connection between site and what is made on the site, that's what it's all about. The observer experiences the project as a whole, possibly generating a new view, a new meaning or awareness.

www.karolapezarro.nl
www.arisdebakker.nl


2021
RESERVOIR Art & Gavarres, Girona, Spain

EN ROUTE Lez'Arts en Adret, Hautecour, France

DER SCHUTZPATRON Twingi Landart, Binntal, Zwitserland.

IN TRANSIT Etangs d'Art, Bretagne, France.

2020
TADITADATADI Le Parcours des Fées, Crévoux, France.

The Korean Nature Artists’ Association Yatoo | Guemgang Nature Art Biennale selected our video TAKE A MOMENT for the Nature Art Video Exhibition 2020.

2019
UNE VUE DE RÊVE Sentiers des Arts, Royan Atlantique, Le Pôle-Nature, Vitrezay, France.

ECHO OF THE DESERT artist-in-residency in the Tankwa desert, Tankwa Artscape, South Africa.

WHERE IS MY HOME? Taribush, Drente, The Netherlands.

LA GRANDE DAME Vign'Art, Cuis, Champagne, France.

2018
TAKE A MOMENT Horizons Arts - Nature en Sancy, Massif du Sancy, France. Honoured with the 'Prix Publique 2018'.

2017
INTERSEZIONE PONTE DE LIMA International Garden Festival Ponte de Lima, Portugal.

INTERSECTION Art Trails in the Great Outdoors and the Mai Festival, Gesves, Belgium.

2016
INTERSEZIONE DELLA VITA LandArtProject Snijpunt, Ameland, The Netherlands.

CREATURE OF THE WOODS LOOKING WHERE TO GO L'art est dans les bois, Bretagne, France.

2015
OU SE TROUVE LE PETIT CHAPERON ROUGE? Des Artistes en Campagne, Savins, France. Honoured with the 'Prix Land Art 2015'.

ODE TO THE DRAFT HORSE La Fete de Mai, Sentiers d'art dans la nature, Gesves, België.

2014
AT HOME Open Sites Art–Terre, Ploegsteert / Comines-Warneton, België.