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The Diamond (Descartes' Daughter)

Wardill, Emily (2008) The Diamond (Descartes' Daughter). [Art/Design Item]

Type of Research: Art/Design Item
Creators: Wardill, Emily
Description:

The Diamond (Descartes' Daughter) takes as its starting point the mythical story of Descartes's construction of an automaton modelled on his dead daughter, and interweaves this narrative with a re-creation of a half-remembered film scene featuring a diamond protected by lasers.

Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: September 2008
Related Websites: http://www.jonathanvinergallery.com/exhibitions/sea_oak__the_diamond_descartes_daughter, http://www.kunstverein-wiesbaden.de/en/publications-editions/publications-editions/emily-wardill-the-diamond-sea-oak-2773.html, http://www.contemporaryartsociety.org/forthcoming-events/exhibition/aberdeen-art-gallery-the-diamond-descartes-daughterily-wardill, http://www.contemporaryartsociety.org/forthcoming-events/event/the-diamond-descartes-daughter-2008ily-wardill, http://www.afterall.org/online/artists.at.work.emily.wardill
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner Gallery, London, UK12 September 20085 October 2008
Nassauischer Kunstverein Weisbaden, GermanySeptember 2008May 2008
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, UK30 October 201027 November 2010
Material/Media: 16mm film
Measurements or Duration of item: 10 minutes, 51 seconds
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2013 14:07
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2013 14:07
Item ID: 5933
URI: http://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/5933

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