“this unearthing of the memory transforms the space but not the memory, creating the same paradoxical tensions between order, chaos and temporality. this image of chaos constructed via the use of wooden chairs is synonymous with salcedo’s preoccupation with a paradoxical present tense that simultaneously enfolds ‘urgency’ and ‘delay’…” – stella baraklianou

06/06/2012 § 1 Comment

doris salcedo, installation for the 8th istanbul biennale (2003)

 

loosely related to the previous post and mostly to due with the presence of chairs, the above photography captures doris salcedo’s installation for the 8th istanbul biennale.  it consists of a lot of silent chairs making a loud political statement.

 

sit and read

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title]     today’s title was borrowed from the following article by stella baraklianou on the political aspects of  doris salcedo’s work.

[image]     not sure where i came across this image.  its been tucked away in a folder for a while.

[even more chairs]     for more on politics, art, and chairs check out this previous young hare musing.

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