Lena Policzka / Rush

Lena Policzka / Rush

Once upon a time, people went mad with the Gold Rush. The so-called progress came with the urges of the people to become rich. The artist Lena Policzka plays with the concept of the Gold Rush and the Rush Hour in her series Rush, unifying human progress and geological imprint. Her work is based on scientific facts and social conventions of the industrial world, and the discussion of the Anthropocene era. We find geometry, monochrome color, industrial materials and experimental processes in her works, and materials like aluminum, glass, and…