|Title: ||Twenty six (drawings and falling things)|
|Citation: ||In: Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 23 January to 3 March 2002|
|Issue Date: ||2002 |
|Additional Links: ||http://www.chisenhale.org.uk/html/files/440_project_info.html|
|Abstract: ||“Twenty six (drawings and falling things)”, is a multi-channel Video installation of dynamic material actions performed by the collaborating artists. The work investigates the relationship between the human figure and architecture, developed through short form video (20 seconds – 3 minutes), with particular emphasis on actions being formulated and resolved within a given duration. The 26 sections act as individual works, but also as a whole, allowing the viewer to read a linear development within each work or to make links between the individual sections.
Each work holds an internal logic, action related to duration. Within this world (architectural space, the gallery space, the business office, the laboratory) action occurs, creating a tension between the environment and its inhabitant, a sense of play is revealed. Sources of the work are intentionally mixed – art history, slapstick humour, Open University instruction, drawing, science.|
|Description: ||The work was first shown at Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2002. This work has been included in numerous solo shows such as NGCA, Sunderland; MIT, Boston; MoMA, Queens; Tate St. Ives; Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary; and group shows Still Life, British Council Touring Exhibition, South America; Gwangju Biennale, Korea;Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh. The work has also entered a number of collections, including: Tate Modern and MOMA.|
|Appears in Collections: ||Art Practice and Critical Theory|
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