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 PiCMAT crosses boundaries of a maker and a viewer and draws new interpersonal relations. Anyone can take part in it by:  Bringing unnecessary plastic bags / Creating threads / Weaving / Sharing stories / Observing  Everybody is welcome to sit at the loom and to make as many lines as they want, together with someone or on their own. It is time and space for slowing down in the urban rapid environment and experiencing the current moment. PiCMAT is opposing rush, mass production and labour where delivering a product is the essence.  While PiCMAT weaving, brands on bags dissolve and transform into the abstract tactile painting. There the colours, forms, patterns and words from brands become a new visual form. PiCMAT paintings have a size of a personal space. The paintings are also used for creating the space in the performance Nomadic Picnic. PiCMAT paintings reflect on the current social environment, where the issues of conscious living, sharing, communicating, co-creating are urgent as never before.
       
     
       
     
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 The artist explained his own work in 1996 by stating the following:  “I think what we all want from art is a sense of fixity, a sense of opposing the chaos of daily living. This is an illusion, of course. Canvas rots. Paint changes color. But you keep trying to freeze the world as if you could make it last forever. In a sense, what I’ve tried to capture is the reality of flux, to keep art an open, incomplete situation, to get at the rapture of seeing.”
       
     
 Photos by Justina Nekrašaitė
       
     
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