Many young people strangely boast of being “motivated”; they re-request apprenticeships and permanent training. It’s up to them to discover what they’re being made to serve.
Erysichthon - Jon Rafman
Nicholas Negroponte with the MIT Architecture Machine Group, SEEK, 1969-1970
They are playing a game. They are playing at not playing a game. If I show them I see they are, I shall break the rules and they will punish me. I must play their game, of not seeing I see the game.
One of the most intoxicating artworks I've seen this year is Elizabeth Price's A Restoration, at the Ashmolean Museum in Cambridge.
"I use digital video to try and explore the divergent forces that are at play when you bring so many different technological histories together... I’m interested in the medium of video as something you experience sensually as well as something you might recognise."
EP's 2008 At the house of Mr X is fantastic too. It's various sensual elements are expertly spliced to set hearts racing and leave you haunted.
Jack has been raving about Joey Holder for a while now, and it's been great to see her work progress evolve over the past year; it's really sparked my imagination, and also reminded me of some of the things I love about Elizabeth Price's work.
In a bid to start a new body of work, I'm now at Central Saint Martins, 1st year MFA.
Glasgow Miracle Archives
A Stones Throw Away
White House Gallery
71-76 | Takis
Viewpoint (Dillingen/Saar) | Richard Serra