We kindly ask for sharing whatever speaks of an absence around you. It could be a written text (poems, memos, sentences) and/or visuals (photos, screenshots, diagrams) in the absence of …
Amidst the ongoing pandemic and social movements worldwide, what has become absent in your public domain—from the university to the thoroughfare, from the museum to the street corner?
What is no longer visible in our public spaces, which was there before the pandemic started or before the movements were temporarily interrupted? How do these spaces look today? An example could be a wall which once held slogans and stickers but has been continuously overpainted, or a space (re)made through absence. Traces that still communicate the once abundance of messages. Contents erased in a residue denoting a deprived communal conscience, not unlike a discarded sculptural mold where the empty space is leaving the mind to interpret and imagine what once was the object of discourse.
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Gallery outside of Boston, MA USA. Work is installed by there is no live audience. The task is to find a way to touch through distance – to make a movement score via imagination instead of physical engagement.
Avenida del Libertador during March 2020, it is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, usually stuck with cars. A Corona warning now hangs in the street sign where advertising is usually placed. Absence of cars, people, responses, noises.