Thursday, August 19, 2010

Between Blade and the Wall

The Slash exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design has long closed, but the online presence is still most definitely worth a visit and a linger, especially when you poke through the complete exhibition archive and find the interviews with the artists involved. On my end, my pink utility knife has become the summer's favorite marking tool, supplying endless edges.

Andreas Kocks, Paperwork #935G, 2009
Photo by Ed Watkins

Monday, August 16, 2010

Gesturing across the field

I am finding myself ever on the lookout for new marks, and new ways of gesturing so as to leave a nuanced trace of experience. The works of Hiroshi Sugimoto inspire on several levels, from the ethereal to the fully fleshed, raising the question of what one can discover with light as a medium.