two artists, two galleries, one exhibition.
tegenboschvanvreden and Galerie Onrust asked Toon Verhoef and Ana Navas to make a show together. This resulted in a collaboration that has become a unique and treasured experiment for both of them. mano a mano, is an exhibition that “has its origins in words, images, films, objects, in ‘things that have always stayed with us and that are important to us’, as the artists explain. It is the outcome of successive exchanges of ideas and experiences, the sum of a series of unfathomable translations, deformations, and amalgamations. Disparate worlds mingle in images of unclear origin that are nevertheless remarkable, suggestive, and meaningful.” (quote interview Dominic van den Boogerd with the artists)