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Charles Sandison «Living Rooms»
Charles Sandison, «Living Rooms», 2001
Photography | © Charles Sandison


Categories: Installation


 Charles Sandison
«Living Rooms»

The visitors enter a darkened space in which they find themselves surrounded by words running along the walls. The vocabulary is reduced to only a few words, and this allows for the depiction of a situation. When the words «male» and «female» appear, the theme is clearly the battle of the sexes. The work can be seen either in connection with conceptual art or understood as the movements of images and words. The artist himself sees the work as being a form of «artifical life» that attempts to simulate human nature and behavior in a self-generating narrative. Since, as viewers, we see only part of the overall installation, we also become a part of this system in which we have to complete the narrative for ourselves.