Art Paris (FR) 2015
In this animation the artist brings to life a constructive process inspired by the graphical universe of Russian constructivism. The animated vocabulary is irregular and shadowy, and shimmers elusively behind a textured, semi-transparent sheet. As the components float across the display they leave impressions of themselves behind. Element by element a tower is assembled, reminiscent of Tatlin’s unbuilt Monument to the Third International. Yet no sooner is the virtual edifice built than it is dismantled and removed a piece at a time until the slate is once more blank. The process then begins anew, over and over, each time giving rise to a structure that’s unique, but built from the same fundamental forms.
But even in darkness threads of light are visible, in paper and ink.
Cruelty that’s casual is the most disturbing of all.
We make our own memories, ring by ring, until the day comes when we,
too, are uprooted.
element among its geometric ones.
sprinkle a bit of this or that, and you can cook up whatever
that produces towers like melodies in a set of musical variations.
A true hands-on experience…
instead of scaling the walls from without, doesn’t mean
you’re any less of a beast.
is infinite does it matter?
Payback takes on a life of its own, ceaselessly feeding upon itself.