traipse

hauser and wirth have  a very interesting exhibition at the moment.

matthew day jackson brings various modes of representation to bring in ghosts to cultural artefacts – or more precisely observing that cultural artefacts are ghosts…

that more or less all of the detritus of human experience can be classified as ‘ghosts’ – the exhibition conjures up a realm i think analogous to j. g. ballard’s; as the artist scrutinises his-self his death and the traces we leave, like say, self portraits (the above picture is not a picture of me).

i think there have been observations along the lines that every piece an artist produces is a self portrait. reductive but perhaps containing some truth.

a lot of this detritus is entropy – the product of action. people look for ways to waste time, worship gods, accumulate more detritus, impress…

 

 

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