Friday, 26 February 2016

Lucio Fontana : Beyond The Picture

"There is no stage at which "man" does not demarcate, beacon or sign his space, leaving traces that are both symbolic and practical."

Lefebvre, The Production of Space, 

My art rests wholly on this purity, on this philosophy of nothingness, which is not a nothingness of destruction, but a nothingness of creation. And the cut, or properly, truly, the hole, the first holes, was not the destruction of the picture. The formless gesture … was precisely a dimension beyond the picture, the freedom to conceive art through any medium, through any form. —Lucio Fontana 
 The Italian artist born February 19, 1899 in Rosario, Argentina. 
Image: Lucio Fontana at his exhibition opening, Galerie Iris Clert, Paris, 1964, Photo by Shunk-Kender, © Fondazione Lucio Fontana

Russell Moreton : Photograph (661) Artist's Book.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

The More She Burns the More Beautifully She Glows

Russell Moreton : The Production of Social Space

alt-J (∆) Breezeblocks

Russell Moreton : Helena Elferova "Synagoga and Ecclesia"

alt-J - Fitzpleasure (art video in association with COSA)

Russell Moreton Scottish Odyssey : The Sea Cave (Fingal's Cave, collage from artist's journal)

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Russell Moreton Constructing a field of inquiry : Artists Journal. #2

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Art work from archaeological inquiry

Russell Moreton The Garden : Diagram, template and observational record. #1

Site drawing from "a pathway between sunrise and sunset" staged at Kilquhanity, Scotland 2011. This research has led to notions of architectural "interventions" and " footprints" through the direct observational mapping of celestial alignments and movements as they pass over the landscape.
Visual Documents : Installation Art
Dark Session's : Shadowy speculations in the pottery. Kilquhanity 2011
Silver gelatin prints from a "room obscura" set up at Kilquhanity, Scotland 2011 as part of "Back to Free school, Drawing out the Archive".