Nest (Turquoise Loops)

2008

Claxton, Ruth
"I work with a variety of media, in particular reconfiguring or altering pre-existing objects in order to create objects and installations which begin to question what it is to look, see or experience. I am concerned with articulating the fragile relationship between vision and bodily experience, image and that which it depicts. The exponential rise of the internet and other telecommunications systems has resulted in an increasingly dis-located society of individuals. The real world, as a place, is becoming superseded by a space of information, a virtual, global, digital space, book-marked not land-marked. An interest in communicating the complex relationship between direct and mediated experience informs much of my practice and primarily results in installations where the audience is physically and conceptually implicated within constructed 'landscapes'." Ruth Claxton
  • Artwork Details: 45 x 105 x 40cm
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  • Material description: welded steel, paint, mirror, glass, vinyl, found porcelain figure, fimo
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Sculpture
  • Accession number: ACC12/2011

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