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Tate Britain Commission 2014: PHYLLIDA BARLOW │ Tate Britain, London → 19 October 2014

“Fr ovr for decêdz Filida Bālo hz md impozñ, lj-scêl sculpčṛl insṭlešnz, yzñ inxpnsv, evrīde mtirı̣lz sč az cādbwd, fabric, timbr, polīstîrīn, plastr, scrim n simnt. Hr dstñtv wrc z fôc̣st on hr xperimentešn wɖ ɖz mtirı̣lz, t criet bold n culrfl ʈrīdmnšnl c̣lāžz.

Drōñ on memriz v fmiłr objcts fṛm hr srândñz, Bālo’z tactîl n sīmñli unstebl sculpčrz ofn cntrast wɖ ɖ prmnns n tṛdišnz v monymntl sculpčr. In wrcs sč az Pninsyla at ɖ Bwltc Sentr fr Cntmprri Āt in 2004 or Stint at ɖ Mīd Gaḷri, Woric Ātșentr, in 2008, a ccof̣ni v fwm, culr n mtirı̣lz fild ɖ spêsz. In Bālo’z most rīsnt wrc TIP fr ɖ Cānegi Inṭnašnl in Pitsbrg, timbrleñʈs rápt in meš, simnt n brîtli culrd fabricribnz cascedd en masse acrs ɖ myziymplāza t ɖ entṛns.

Filida Bālo hz hd an impwtnt inflụns on yungr jeṇrešnz v ātists ʈru hr wrc n loñ tīčñc̣rir in Lundn ātscūlz. At ɖ Slêd Scūl v Fîn Āt, hr stydnts includd Trnr Prîzwinñ n nominetd ātists Rêčl Ẇîtrīd n Angela de la Cruz.

Hvñ sīn ɖ spês ivolv ovr svṛl decêdz, I’m vri xîtd bî ɖ oṗtyṇti t wrc in ɖ Dvīn Gaḷri. Cnsidrñ a bodi v ny wrc, I wz vri conšs v tu ptklr contṛdictri aspects: ɖ tūmlîc intirı̣r gaḷriz agnst ɖ evrpreznt aspect v ɖ rivr bynd.

Filida Bālo

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