Short presentation for session 4 - artist's roundtable Control Stockholm University. I was thinking about the difference between the terms - experiment and test on the way home last night and in particular the role of experimentation in an artistic practice where I associate it with speculation and a different level of expectation about the outcome. My work [...]
Responding to the quiet of the physical space of the wholesale fruit and vegetable market when it is closed and waiting to perform again.
The third video night at Das KloHäuschen was the showing of a video shot last week on a public holiday when the market was clean, apparently abandoned and quiet. A solitary delivery truck performed for the camera doing a simple and beautiful U-turn. This curve outward towards the camera was projected into the urinal whose [...]
The first of four video nights was held last night at Das KloHäuschen in Munich. The video Blood on Silk: Site of Production was projected into one of the former urinals in the building. The video shows a series of repeated actions where the inner crease of the elbow is shown to the viewer. This [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvCc7DLSY2oStill Photo Credits Alex Gooding, Martin Lukersmith, Zan Wimberley, Alex WisserVideo Credits Fiona Davies, Alex Gooding
The single work Blood on Silk: Campbelltown uses layers of handmade silk paper both to define the structure of the gallery space and to partially conceal it. Working as a semi permeable membrane some things are allowed to pass and others held. The silk paper is beautiful, isolating and with its references to connective tissues [...]
. Fiona Davies - "Blood on Silk"
Opening last night in Istanbul