by Mareike Muller in New Art on Saturday 20 April 2013

‘True contemporary art has to reflect periodic phenomenons and should never be afraid to use the technical tools of its time’. That’s what Swiss conceptual artist and sculptor Fabian Bürgy once said and still practices. His extraordinary digital creations really shift between real and unreal. For him, in this over visualized world, it’s the powerful images that are truly intimidating. Bürgy uses all kinds of things, like belts, dog tails and nails, to create his ‘slightly violent and disturbing process of transformation, misplacement and dysfunction of things’.