Surface Intimacy

13 Feb 2016 – 17 Feb 2016

Event times

Sat: 12-6 (Opening Event)
Sun: 1-5
Mon-Tues: 2-7
Wed: 6-9 (Closing Event)

Cost of entry

Free Entry

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London, United Kingdom

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Hosted by Limbo – Surface Intimacy presents new work by contributing artists : Astrid Ahlbom Andersson, Louise Madsen, Emilie Peyre Smith, Emily Woolley and Camille Yvert.


Surface Intimacy explores rigidity weakening over time; support structures flirting with gravity, that (timeless) loss of control. Stuff leans against stuff, stuff hangs in the balance, as does the palpable threat of collapse. Who holds who? The work overcomes its space in the immediate time during which it is on show, and bleeds out into the time before, the time immediately after, the time long after. Before it, you are faced with the grace in vulnerability and the aggressive confrontation when that grace is absent. Questions surrounding the suspicion of benevolence, and of lightness, arise, even when the lightness is used as a device to explore that suspicion. Here is a paradoxical state in which intimacy is laid out and must obey physical laws, where the potential energy is vital. Tension is both animated and captured, while external motion bestows its own energy.

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Louise Madsen

Astrid Ahlbom Andersson

Emilie Peyre Smith

Emily Woolley

Camille Yvert

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