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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Hehe Jesus Green....

Today and St Patrick's Day by coincidence I am walking through Cambridge wending my way through greenery to the railway station from Microsoft Research Labs and notice that exemplary Parisian domiciled elemental duo HeHe have come to town and are part of the Invisible Dust exhibition opening that same evening at the Lido on Jesus Green.  I stick around for a few hours taking my time so much in Jim Ede's perfectly preserved modernist house by Kettles Yard that they leave me in there after closing (I am sitting in the library reading a book on Machine Aesthetics - probably I vanished into the text) anyway they finally discover me and Michael Harrison, the erudite Director, takes me down to view their latest acquisition, a donated Antony Gormley sculpture, all aesthetically rusting...which they can sell to raise funds for their new Education wing which will be a nice addition to the overall space. I go over to Jesus Green in the deepening afternoon to find Heiko - in red - kneedeep in water with Helen - in blue, ill, almost voiceless - on the side of the pool, both sorting out everything for the opening at dusk.  It is a work resulting partly from their residency at University of East Anglia during the past six months - and gosh, once it launches - green lights, plumes of purple smoke, loud bang, great replication in model size of the Deep Water Horizon disaster, transformed beautifully with amazing timing given the stark despairing news now reaching us from Japan of yet another man-made convulsion of nuclear energy worsening by the minute, far outreaching in terms of fear than the full tumult of tsunami or even earthquake.  There is performative poetry here - with the green-lit oilrig installation and little boat finding its place in greeny water under a curving moon, circling bands of small birds and kids from over the wall behind the pool shouting 'Aliens aliens' towards HeHe and the rest of us giggling.  

6:37 pm edt 


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Fro "typoaktionen" Hansjörg Mayer

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Dan Graham, «Poem Schema», 1966 1969 Schema (March, 1966) | © Dan Graham

 
 

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