1990 ••• Archive

Alan Dunning
Mother: An Installation
April 1990
Reception at Stride Gallery

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Comprised on large numbers of photographic, painted and printed images and texts, mother becomes a direct function of the labour undertaken within, and on behalf of, the specific site of the gallery. The reordered passages of text and the images of “inadequate” or “actual misrepresentations” contained in the installation are quite clearly untenable as any realistic or credible portrayal of the world. Rather, they provide a tone for analysis and comprehension and paint away from a retrieval of substantive meaning towards the labour that has initiated and sustained them; the relationship between the expressed but unintended and the intended but unexpressed.

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