Reoccurring Questions Around Space
Recently I constructed an artist statement for an application. A statement is a serious consideration, being a pillar to all actions and decisions in one’s practice until that moment. Most concerning is that it juxtaposes the fluidity of practice, and while can seem true during its construction and release, in a short time is likely to no longer be accurate. It is necessary for me to consider this as simply an action within the context of my daily practice. There is no knowing what parts, if any, will endure. To counter-balance the singularity of a statement and move forward with...
Shapes of Space: reconstructing the Venice Biennale 2019
I attended the Venice Biennale May You Live in Interesting Times on 6th and 7th June. These plan sketches are an approximate recording of my memory of the experience, utilising the information I can recall of the exhibition layout, spatial relationships and my walking path.
OBSERVATIONS OF MY SPATIAL MEMORY:
- Most spaces are remembered as being larger than they really are.
- The sizes of the rooms represent a temporal hierarchy, i.e. the largest rooms sketched are scaled up from their actual dimensions, in accordance with me spending the most time in these places...