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Our columnist Avila says:

‘On Iza Genzken’s delicate attraction for being a unmonumental bitch…

I say bitch because often se appears to enjoy presenting herself as an artist that embraces confusion rather than clarity with some sporadic examples of silliness-for-all, without showing any guilt or remorse for the necessary understanding, probably due to a compulsive reaction learned in her youth to avoid shame (German style). I think that she likes bewilder the viewer with her own incapacity for casting aside depraved misconceptions of reality, dipping into her abyss of misguided intentions, and it seems that we are her pass to redemption while avoiding the nature of things…’