Sophie Erlund I Second modernity individual #1-4, 2019


For HOT MESS, Sophie Erlund is showing 4 ceramic relief sculptures.

The series ‘Second modernity individual’ from 2019 were made in a cross-section of reading Hannah Arendt’s ‘The Human Condition’ from 1958 and Shoshana Zuboff”s ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ from 2018 and considering the stages in human development, the emotional under-current of so called progress, and what effects this has on the psyche of the second modernity individual and the human condition in the age of digital realm and dominance.


Sophie Erlund is a Danish born artist living and working in Berlin. She researches architecture as a synonym for the human body and mind, creating sculptures, installations and complex soundscapes, which deal with the central theme of transition and understanding the world through the irrational mind. Sophie Erlund’s work has been exhibited in galleries and institutions across Europe and the US since receiving her BA Fine Art degree with honors from Central St. Martins College of Art and Design, London (UK) in 2003.

Sophie Erlund is represented by PSM, Berlin (DE)

Wood, ceramic, enamel

40 x 40 x 6 cm

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