so, the desire to stake my claim in the Quadratic world has come to this
so now I feel better. Use as you see fit.
Ruins, fragments, archives. The philosophical and critical representation of the physical and conceptual distruction of modern times, starting with the Pompei, up to the events in New York 9/11.
I saw a lot, as you do, with Italy’s pavillion being the biggest jumbled confusion of the weekend. It’s like seeing a years’ worth of gallery visits in 2 days. Madness, but wanted to try it. Ended up being struck by the contrast between the glam art and the real city going about it’s daily business- that old chestnut
The convergence of the project I am working on following my expeditions with Cape Farewell, an exhibition exchange project with Brisbane Uni, and all these exhibitions open/ opening currently is really really exciting.
The Science Museum has not one but two very apt shows, including this.
I love the buzz of working on an idea, then seeing it pop up all over the place, realising that there are other people thinking along the same lines and feeling able to contribute to the discussion. It must be a sign of my growing confidence (pardon my immodesty. cockiness?) that I feel like this.
The objects and materials we surround ourselves with, for better or for worse, affect our day to day thinking and living. What becomes of them? What becomes of us?