Pierre Bal-Blanc (Ed.)
|Hannah RickardsGrey light
Left and right back, high up, two small windows
Edited by Alexandra McIntosh, Nicolaus Schafhausen
Contributions by Melissa Gronlund, Will Holder, Hannah Rickards, Nicolaus Schafhausen
Grey light. Left and right back, high up, two small windows (2014) is a major new work by London-based artist Hannah Rickards commissioned by Fogo Island Arts. Grey light is a two-screen projected video installation with eight channels of sound. Structured rhythmically around the pattern of a foghorn sounding, the piece finds its origins in the notion of the foghorn as an auditory marker for nonvisibility, or imagelessness.
This publication features texts by Melissa Gronlund and Will Holder, a conversation between Rickards and Nicolaus Schafhausen, and striking new photographic imagery drawn from the installation’s physical materials and production process. Like Rickards’s work, the publication aims to bridge the distance between visual experience and its expression in language, whether spoken, written, or gestural.
Copublished with Fogo Island Arts
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