The Frigate depicts a group of recreation-centre misfits, obsessed with a model of a black frigate which symbolizes the sole female in the room that these men want to board and capture. It was presented at the 5th Berlin Biennial in a dank, brick-lined cellar to which the artists added heavy self-closing metal doors, enhancing the strange oppressiveness of the work and the absence of all irony.
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Courtesy the artists and gallery, Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels