This essay will explore works of art by Lygia Clark and how the experience she offered to the public evolved, or simply changed, throughout her life as an artist. It would be fair to say all works of art are perceived by the senses, hence experienced by the body. However, not every artwork requires the presence of the viewer or participant to exist as they do for many of her works of art. This premise seems to have guided a path to what would later call the “The Abandonment o
For Trip the Light, a recent exhibition organized by a group of ten students from the Chelsea College of Art, I made a video installation composed by an espherical object and a screen, displaying an eight minutes long video. A recent bone fracture drew my attention to the body, especially the hands. The absence of the right hand as my main tool turned into a reason to have the hands not only as makers, but as the theme of the work itself. During the eight weeks I wore the cas
"Com, and trip it as ye go,
On the light fantastick toe."
Join 10 emerging artists as they dance the light dance through a dazzling variety of concepts in this group exhibitions. From stages covering all media, tales are woven tracing the troubles of our times: Surveillance, Military Oversight, Big Data, Big Questions and what it is to be human. Take a trip and stumble through the minds of the next generation.
Group exhibition by:
Daniel Bandfield www.danielbandfield.co