At its root Intermitting Glare is a body of new work exploring a collapse of meaning and perspective. Installed in and around the altered gallery space will be a combination of screens and a projection displaying several new moving image works. Each synced and overlapping they physically break-up and refract the real space of the gallery whilst fragmented content disrupts the viewer’s experience within, and outside, of the frame. Intermitting Glare imagines the screen as a body of water or a transparent plane; the horizon unfixed, undetectable and infinite with the viewer accordingly disorientated, floating, disarticulated. Questioning the screen as a material boundary Intermitting Glare attempts to dissolve body and image together.
Working across a variety of media Sarah Bayliss’ practice uses performance to camera, objects and documented moments to investigate the malleability of space- time with a desire to disrupt prescribed knowledge systems for something more hopeful. Her research is underpinned by an on-going exploration of relations between the body and its environment, with a key area of interest being Bergson’s image as being material: as thing.
Intermitting Glare continues Bayliss’ investigation in this relationship between body, landscape, space, viewer and performer through the image that spills out of the screen; reforming a physical reality whilst inviting the figure to walk into the screen, becoming something more virtual.
Intermitting Glare will feature a collaborative text between María Angelíca Madero and the artist.
|Duration||11 July 2014 - 02 August 2014|
|Times||Fri-Sat 12-6 or appt.|
|Venue||Space in Between|
|Address||Unit 26 Regent Studios London E8 4QN, ,|
|Contact||07879 426 435 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.spaceinbetween.co.uk|