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Rising and Falling – Only Time Will Tell

Wainwright, Chris (2010) Rising and Falling – Only Time Will Tell. [Art/Design Item]

Type of Research: Art/Design Item
Creators: Wainwright, Chris

An installation at Suzaku Gate Plaza as part of the Festival of 1000 Candles, 1,300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo. Wainwright created a dual projection of circular screens with a pine tree between the two, a configuration which recalls the Japonisme of Cezanne’s painting Mont Sainte –Victoire. Two figures at a coastal location semapore in slow motion with red and green light sticks. Although obsolete as a means of communication Wainwright found that semaphore is still used at construction sites in Japan and took this as a reference for his installation. The participating artists were: Tina Keane, Anne Lydiat, Ken Chiba, Keiko Kamma and Taisuke Morishita.

Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: site specific installation
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Camberwell College of Arts
Colleges > Chelsea College of Arts
Colleges > Wimbledon College of Arts
Date: 2010
Related Exhibitions: “Between Time and Space”, Festival of 1000 Candles, 1,300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Suzaku Gate Plaza, Nara, JapanAugust 2010August 2010
Material/Media: 2 video loops on dual projection of circular screens; pine tree
Measurements or Duration of item: 2 minutes
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2014 16:42
Last Modified: 05 May 2015 13:12
Item ID: 5911
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/5911

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