Beyond sculpture, the shadow ?

While it might seem futile to search out an exhaustive and unilateral (re)definition of contemporary sculpture given the varied directions it takes, it would appear a contrario necessary to rethink sculpture based on studies1 that together elucidate the scope of this constantly broadening field. By

The possibles of sculpture

"The possible of sculpture, or I shall suffocate! " 1 The above epigraph, associated with the thought of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, can be traced back to Sören Kierkegaard.2 The initiator of existentialism, Kierkegaard envisaged the possible as an exit from a reality that has “become

Bozica Radjenovic. Unraveling Tension

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Almonte, Ontario October 26— December 21, 2013   The long-term effects of war on people’s personal lives are difficult to envision for those of us who have never experienced its violence. I try to imagine it as a pin-prick hole in a tiny vein that refuses

Gareth Lichty. Gabion Tower

Gabion Tower Cambridge Sculpture Garden Cambridge, Ontario September 2012— September 2014   For an artist who is a sculptor by training, background and inclination, Kitchener-based artist Gareth Lichty does an awful lot of weaving. His work – typically large-scale and installational in nature – tends to foreground weaving in an aggressively

Stephen Wright, Toward a Lexicon of Usership

Stephen Wright, Toward a Lexicon of Usership, Ed. Eindhoven: Van Abbemuseum, 2013, 68 p. The Van Abbemuseum in the Netherlands commissioned art writer and theorist Stephen Wright to compile a lexicon of artistic and subjective political terms as a way of addressing the alleged lexical crisis