"The Reconstruction Project"
Opening: Tuesday 12 August, 6-8pm
Dates: 12-30 August 2008
'The Reconstruction Project' (2002-current) is an on-going exercise in and an exploration of a cultural/existentially deconstructed subject who attempts to reconstruct their identity through structures present within language which provide boundaries of understanding. In this current project the artist/subject traces back to her liminal attempts to conceptualise, realise and understand elements of this project and of her identity by creating conceptual diagrams (aka = brain maps, ideas maps, concept maps). Conceptual diagrams are commonly used to demonstrate of ideas, concepts, theories, to clarify concepts, to theorise. In this case the artist attempts to find clarity… clarity in her identity by conceptualising through several demonstrative diagrams which become obsessive because one is never suffice. How one is defined, never ends in this place because one is in a state of continual reconstruction, recreation, and revaluation, faced with countless cultural possibilities, translations and interpretations. Being lost in translation is a reality. I am investigating this space in my project between my pluralistic position through a these diagrams. What is understood is only understood in the moment. Clarity is temporal…