balancing, being in limbo, practicalities, juggling, having odd-jobs, carving out space, and modes of working within, outside of and along-side art institutional frameworks; a physical to-ing and fro-ing, ducking and diving, navigating and negotiating of place, re-positioning of self, flying limbs and swinging hips, a constant two-step.
Perec wrote a 300-page novel ‘La Disparition’ with no letter ‘e’ in it.
It was a real pleasure to see the three artists works during the crit and the session provided a lively discussion across the distinct bodies of work.
Firstly, we saw Adeline McCann’s latest work.
Doggerland – prehistoric landmass between England and Europe – mort log – death log – piece of writing – conservational terms – bodily language / romantic language / belching – contradictory to scientific description – personal importance of objects – making / found objects – is showing just the object enough?
For November’s Crit, Turf kindly invited Lenses of Croydon to lead.
I and other members brought along some work to share. My work primarily focuses on city, streets and cityscapes all across London. We had some interesting discussions on composition, my techniques and the time of day images are shot as light is so important.