‘Schelling point’ (in game theory): in the absence of communication, individuals and groups that need to coordinate will often be able to correctly anticipate the other without prior contact.
Applied to a two-person show, ‘Schelling point’ reflects the dynamics of a game of rock-paper-scissors, or courtship that emerges between the works engaged in mark-making, sensual histories and challenged time.
Sarah Bernhardt (UK) lives and works in London. She holds a BA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design. Recent exhibitions have included group shows at Transition Gallery, London and White Cube, Mason’s Yard. She is currently working on an oral history on the work of Michael Asher and undertaking a residency at The Florence Trust, London.
Alex Anikina (Russia), lives and works in London. Participated in VI Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art and IV Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, and her works are held in the collection of National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow. Received Best Experimental Short award at London Independent Film Festival. She is currently undertaking a practice-based PhD at Goldsmiths.