Designer Carsten Fock
ALTER EGO displays a motive by the German artist Carsten Fock.
The 2x3 m rug from pure wool is hand-knotted in 100 knots
quality in Nepal. Based on a pen on paper drawing from the series
“deutschlanddeutschland”, e15 collaborates with the artist to
produce original artworks ultimately intended as carpets in a nod
to historic tapestries. Available in a limited edition of seven pieces,
numbered and signed by the artist, ALTER EGO displays the
double silhouette of a head, above it, written the word “Kitsch”.
The typography evokes gothic associations, with the emphasised
letter “t” reminiscent of a cross and of romantic image contents of
the 19th century. Characteristic for Carsten Fock’s art are the expressively
crossed-out elements that hide the subjacent, resulting
in questions, yet simultaneously determine the composition of the
L 118 1/8" x L 78 3/4" x H 3/8"