CROSSING, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland | Photos Denis Mortell
The verb crossing indicates a movement from here to there, back and forth. It is transitionary like nature and of being. In Crossing I explore the abstract expressive possibilities of the road in contemporary culture as a fertile source for representing the temporal structure of our lives. Using the idea of ‘The Moving Observer’ leads us to think of time as locations in a landscape. As the observer ‘passes’ these locations so we are led to think of the observer’s motion as the ‘passage’ of time and of the distance between the observer and those locations in the landscape as the ‘amount’ of time ‘passed’..."