Shy Gestures concerns with the notion of failure, the incapability to touch, to reach, to complete. An archive of impressions of the fleeting encountered during an expedition to Tristan da Cunha,the remotest island in the world, in spring 2016.
A piece of writing On Failure. PDF.
The journey started just after the Old New Moon and ended with the Hunger Full Moon. The time in between was said to be the time of radical changes when things were meant to crumble to give way to change - to something new.
We never reached the island. We did not even get close to it. The island remained only imagined.
Working Over and Over. Lithography on paper, marble. 2016
Absentia. Lithography on paper, steel. 2016
The Old New Moon. Lithographic ink, palo santo smoke, foil. 2016.
The Old New Moon. Vanilla pods, lavender, bast, feather.
Shy Gestures. Glass. Mylar foil. 2016
Remnants. Wire, luggage tag, cloth - used on the boat to show direction of the wind. 2016