Twenty Six (Drawing and Falling Things)

Wood, J and Harrison, P (2002) Twenty Six (Drawing and Falling Things). Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK, 23 January - 3 March 2002.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Wood, J and Harrison, P
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Date: 23 January 2002
Event Location: Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
Number of Pieces: 1
Medium: 6 channel video installation

The work investigates the relationship between the human figure and architecture, developed through short form video (20 seconds - 3 minutes) with particular emphasis on actions being formulated and resolved within a given duration. The 26 sections act as individual works but also as a whole, allowing the viewer to read a linear development within each work or to make links between the individual sections.
Each work holds to an internal 'logic', action related to duration. Within this 'logical world' (architectural space, the gallery space, the business office, the laboratory) action is allowed to happen for no logical reason, a tension exists between the environment and its inhabitant, play is encouraged. Influences are intentionally mixed - art history, slapstick,

It was also shown in these group exhibitions: Still Life, British Council Touring Exhibition, South America * / Gwangju Biennale, Korea * / Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh / To be continued, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Finland * The work is in the following collections: Tate Modern, London / MOMA, New York / British Council Collection / Government Art Collection/ Walsall Art Gallery. It is included in the following publications: Ann Gallagher 'Still Life' Exhibition Catalogue The British Council, 2002, ISBN 0 86355 506 3. Sarah Kent Exhibition review Time Out February 2002. Louisa Buck 'to be continued' Exhibition Catalogue p.50/51 The British Council, 2005, ISBN 0 86 355 5489. 'Body of art', Phaidon, 2015, ISBN 9780714869667

Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
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