Young, Carey (2004) Lines Made by Walking. [Art/Design Item]
|Type of Research:||Art/Design Item|
Lines Made by Walking is a looped series of projected photographic transparencies which has been incorporated into the permanent collection of the Arts Council England. The viewer sees the artist, dressed in a suit, walking backwards and forwards in a crowd of commuters. The figure of the artist appears and disappears amongst the others surrounding her, who appear similar to her. The title of this work makes a sly reference to Richard Long’s ‘A Line Made By Walking’ and there is a clear resonance with the work of the Situationist International in terms of the pedestrian navigation of space, of institutional control in tension with individual agency.
As a projected slide piece, the rhythm of the slides changing automatically within the projector (at a 1 second interval) adds a sense of inevitability and a mechanic rhythm to the work, plus a cyclical form which enhances the meaning of the piece.
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > London College of Communication|
|Date:||5 August 2004|
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|Date Deposited:||03 Dec 2009 23:45|
|Last Modified:||16 May 2011 11:04|
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