artists & participants
I WAKE TO DARKNESS WITH A SUDDEN JOLT OF THE TRAIN. ALL I CAN SEE OF THE WORLD OUTSIDE IS A SQUARE OF DARKNESS IN THE WINDOW: NO MOON NO STARS, NOT EVEN CITY LIGHTS, JUST A SQUARE OF BLACK AND IN IT MY OWN REFLECTION, TRAPPED LIKE A GHOST IN THE GLASS.
In the illusory labyrinth of language and image, an artist might advance specifically to get lost, and to intoxicate himself in dizzying syntaxes, seeking odd intersections of meanings, strange corridors of history, unexpected echoes, unknown humours or voids of knowledge... But this quest is risky, full of bottomless fiction and endless constructions and deconstructions... At the end, if there is an end, are perhaps only meaningless reverberations. Language and image is a infinite sphere, whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere. The language of the artiste in the show covers rather than discovers its sites and situations......
The breathing Water
mit Doug Aitken, Darren Almond, Martin Boyce, Urs Fischer, Sylvie Fleury, Liam Gillick, Douglas Gordon, Karen Kilimnik, Sarah Lucas, Ugo Rondinone, Eva Rothschild, Pae White, u.a.