Sunday, January 10, 2016

“National Gallery 2: Empire” at CHEWDAY’S

Dora Budor

Dora Budor
Where is your office? What do you do exactly? You know things, I think this is what you do. I think you acquire information and turn it into something awful, 2015
Axis Chemicals model miniature tower screen-used in “Batman” (1989) and “Guest House Paradiso” (1999) (after Anton Furst’s production design: formed styrene with a wood base, sfx paint, model architectural elements and working lights), prop rubber red vines from “War of the Worlds” (2005), prop foam rocks and silicone umbilical cords from “Falling Skies” (2001), toxic soil from excavation site and underground New York sewer, steel and wood armature, polystyrene foam, aquaresin, detritus from New York construction site, paint watered down with emulsion of Tylenol, birth-control pills and caffeine, metal hardware
275cm x 29cm x 29 cm / 108 1/4 x 11 7/16 x 11 7/16 inches

When you shop with CAD sometimes you're missin' out on stuff, but on the other hand CAD makes it so you don't have to perform and be "required to crouch to enter the exhibition and find spaces where panels have been removed to stand up and view the works."

See too: “Flat Neighbors” at Rachel Uffner