Kamen Stoyanov

Yes

Neon, 60x40cm, 2012

 

The artist´s head, made by neon, shakes to the left and the right. It is placed opposite the Wittgenstein relief in the entrance of the house. It is an image of the philosopher, who was exploring the logic of language. Therefore it expresses clarity, while Stoyanov´s head - ambiguity. Yes provokes the visitors deliberately in different ways. How can one read this movement? Is it an artistic play or is it a reference to the fact that the house is the Bulgarian Cultural Institute? Bulgarians nod their heads to the left and right to say „yes“. This movement is exactly the opposite of the movement for „yes“ in other European nations.