BOYLE FAMILY: CONTEMPORARY ARCHAEOLOGY │ Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal → 14 March 2015

Study of Rusting Wire Cable etc. and Spent Welding Rods, 2001-2
Study of Rusting Wire Cable etc. and Spent Welding Rods, 2001-2

“Býl Famli hv bgîld vywrz wɖ ɖer cntemprri xpḷrešnz v ɖ wrld arnd s evr sns Māc Býl n Jôn Hilz, n lêtr ɖer čildṛn, Sbasčn n Jwja, stātd c̣laḅretñ in ɖ 1960z, sīcñ t priznt ɖ invîrnmnt az truʈfli n objectvli az psbl.

Ɖe r bst nôn fr ɖer astonišñ ŕʈstudiz: faximiliz v ɖ grând têcn fṛm randmli čozn pýnts in ɖ wrld ɖt rzembl slîsz v ɖ landscêp fixt t ɖ gaḷrīwōlz. Ɖer aproč hz bn lîcnd t ɖt v NESA spêsrisrč, voyjñ t far-fluñ plêsz t prôb, obten dêta n xtract samplz fṛm ɖ srfis v ɖ planit; a fwm v cntemprri ācioḷji ɖt xcvets ɖ preznt rɖr ɖn ɖ past. Ɖs ŕʈprôb projct wz lwnčt az Jrni t ɖ Srfis v ɖ Ŕʈ at ɖ Instityt v Cntemprri Āts, Lundn, in 1969, n hz led t nymṛs Wrldsiriz asînmnts ol acrs ɖ glôb – fṛm Ny Zīḷnd t Jpan or ɖ Ostrełn âtbac t nwʈ v ɖ Āctc srcl – wɖ ɖ saits hvñ bn dtrmind bî blîndfoldd ptisipnts ʈrowñ dāts at a lj map v ɖ wrld.

Study of Rusting Metal Plate, 2001/2. Mixed media, resin and fibreglass
Study of Rusting Metal Plate, 2001/2. Mixed media, resin and fibreglass

Ɖs xibišn, cnsivd in clôs c̣laḅrešn wɖ ɖ ātists, cd b sīn az a folo-p t ɖer comprihnsv retṛspctv at ɖ Scotiš Našnl Gaḷri v Modn Āt in 2003 n wl priznt Ɖ Wrldsiriz Latsio Sait, ɖ most rīsnt v ɖer on-gwñ Wrldsiriz projcts, in its intîṛti. Ɖ Latsio siriz dêts fṛm 2013 n cmprîzz ŕʈstudiz, ilectron mîcrôfôṭgrafs n vidio ɖt pṛvîd a cmpelñ n arstñ vižl recd v ɖ srfis v ɖ land, ɖ plantlîf, insectlîf n ɖ prezns v ɖ ātists ɖmslvz. Acumṗniyñ ɖs wrc wl b ŕʈstudiz fṛm ɖ prīvı̣s deced, includñ ɖ frst public šowñ v ɖer Coṛlqori Triptic fṛm 2001–2 n a mezmrîzñ tîm-laps film v ɖer most rīsnt Sīdz fr a Randm Gādn projct.”

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