2005 Exhibition, Locating
Curated by EJ Lightman
John Dickson, best known for his kinetic sculpture, moves away from his current practice in Lodge, but not far. Taking his cue from nature and using found materials, water- a central element in his previous work (integrating it, working in it, referring to it) is still central to this new work.
Not Waving But Drowning "Do the hands say "hello" or wave "goodbye"? The conflicting meanings disclose a fundamental crack at the base of Western culture regarding how it constructs meaning. Is "hello" really the opposite of "goodbye," or does "hello" have "goodbye" already folded into it?
A Gathering of Quivers is a site specific installation of bamboo and copper quivers suspended vertically among trees, horizontally between trees, stretched on top of and suspended over large rocks and lichen beds.