Cornelia Parker, sheds, trombones and a sleeping tilda swinton….

Humblecottage Blog

My work is somehow very quiet and not really violent at all – it’s calm, like the eye of the storm.
Parker, Cornelia.

I was really lucky to obtain a ticket to hear Cornelia Parker talk at the University College Falmouth on tuesday. I remember a visit to the Tate Modern quite a few years back and after visiting room after room filled with great works of art but not quite appreciating them i stepped into the room which held Cornelia Parker’s exploded shed or Cold Dark Matter: An Exploded View as it is formally known. This large white room , centrally lit by one solo lightbulb and from it crescending outwards that pinpointed moment of an exploded shed. I felt a parallel sense of huge energy but at the same time a silence which enabled me to step inside a moment of something ordinary but recreated into something new…

View original post 770 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s