Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
Tangibly Untitled. Significantly Nothing. A substantive vacuum. In the void, empty space is all that matters. Xavier Cha’s Untitled, 2012 opens Friday, November 30th at 47 Canal in New York.
4 channel video
Sound by Jonathan Coward
“There’s nothing… there seemed like there was something and it could be lifted off, but it’s just me and I’m still here.”
“I have a lot of ocular damage, like those clouds. I have some really consistent ones. Sometimes I go long periods of time without acknowledging or paying attention to them. It wire brushes your sensory, wire brushes off your jaded interaction with your senses, with my own senses. I haven’t compartmentalized not seeing… I am seeing the cloudiness in my vision, before my vision. It’s like I can step back a phase in my ocular nerves. I’m able to see with my eyes again, what is inside of them.”
“I really missed someone. Really missed this person.”