Sunday, November 1, 2009

The horses I used

Upon viewing the work currently being shown, as well as We Were Here Before You, Spring 2057," which will be exhibited in the 2009 Ecospheres Festival of green art in Ein Hod, I instantly felt that what was common to all the works was the preoccupation with the concept of time. In all of the pieces, one experiences a collision between soon-to-be-extinct migrating species, and current technologies used to represent information, mobility, and the quantification of time. The way in which these works relate to temporality can be associated with science fiction novels in the vein of Pierre Boulle's Planet of the Apes, since they present us with catastrophic predictions of nature overthrowing a corrupt humanity. (read more...)

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