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For Want of (not) Measuring

For Want of (not) Measuring

Hobbs, James and Jones, Patrick Adam (2022) For Want of (not) Measuring. [Show/Exhibition]

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"For Want of (not) Measuring" brings together artists Jim Hobbs and Patrick Adam Jones who explore the problematic and poetic use of systems and measurement within their work. Whereas measurement often focuses on quantitative results, the two artists instead choose a more metaphysical approach to exploit the corporeal use of measuring apparatuses to subvert their intended outcome. Surveying sticks, physical grids, light meters (amongst many other tools) are all used to point out the futility, absurdity and impossibility of truly knowing the world around us. For this exhibition, both artists will present new work including drawings, photographs, objects, sound, and a film/video installation.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Additional Information: This was an exhibition of work produced over 8 months with assistance from the Sound Image Research Group and supported by Kingsgate Projects. This work/exhibition is part of an ongoing project which will continue to tour/develop at other institutions from 2022-24 and include a joint publication at a later date.
Uncontrolled Keywords: fine art; exhibition; installation; immersive; drawing; photography; film; sound art; measurement; corporeal; apparatus
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
Last Modified: 10 May 2022 12:26

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