AboutTomb, Shrine, Survey-Marker, Spare Part
Sam Austen, Ben Cove, Cathy Haynes, Lawrence Lek, SuperlativeTV
Preview Sep 26th 6pm til late
Art Licks Weekend preview and Sci-Fi Paganism zine
Additionally we will be open on for two following Sundays, the 28th of September and the 5th of October.
launch Oct 2nd 6pm til late
Curated by Lucy A Sames
âTomb, Shrine, Survey-Marker, Spare-Part' considers sculptural objects as tacit technological devices with the ability to transcend verbal language and cultural referents to communicate across space/time/lifeforms as futuristic standing stones. Taking John McCracken's minimalist sculptural âplanks' and their apocryphal quasi-religious appearance in Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey' as a starting point, the exhibition considers the science fiction Monolith (of Kubrick / Arthur C Clarke) as one such transcendent sculptural object.
âTomb, Shrine, Survey-Marker, Spare-Part' is the second in the series âSci-Fi Paganism', a programme exploring mythological communications between artists and thinkers with real/imagined extra-terrestrial life forms through their sincere cultural practices of the 1960s/70s counterculture.
Part 1 of Sci-Fi Paganism, The Starseed Transmission took place at Enclave in September 2013 and featured Sovay Berriman, Rowena Harris, Dean Kenning Inà ªs Rebelo and Plastique Fantastique. https://www.facebook.com/events/348903601908095/
Supported by the Arts Council England.
Part of The Art Licks Weekend and Deptford X. Shortlisted for ArtQuest Workweek prize 2014.
With support from Stone Interiors, Greenwich.