STATE SERVICED PORTRAITURE
waiting for the bang
More to glean from Rubens… and drawing parallels for The Films of Reason….
Announcing the existence of 121, a collaborative film with Maximillian le Cain..
For the whole summer of 1971, artist Adrian Piper (b.1948) remained inside her New York apartment, fasted, and read and re-read Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (1781).
Tomi Ungerer(1921-2019), Leda and the Swan/Francois Boucher, Leda and the Swan, c1741/WB Yeats (1865-1939), Leda and the Swan,composed in 1923.
Notes on new film/work:
Working title: Sparrowhawk (spiorog)..
Don’t be precious with it/ Throw it around a bit.
Give a bit to violence/or a lot.
Get a feel for it. Blues/grey silver occasional flashes pink.
Flashes going back like a FIN or a SLICE
Films of Reason
Elixer, matter, material
Tracks and Figures
Working title: SS2/ SP1
A few lines from an application for a studio residency
Please outline what you hope to achieve from this residency (maximum of 350 words).
I have a child’s tooth wrapped in paper in the pocket of my dressing gown. In the porch there is a cupboard full of headless dummies, dressed in second hand suits.Two goldfish died because the tank was covered by a stack of pallets and I lost sight of them. All the kitchen is spitting up is more white emulsion and wire.