It’s strange how my relationship with the work changes as I prepare to hang for a show. It’s partly because I’m saying goodbye to it, like when a close friend moves to a different country. It’s also because the detailed admin you need to so at this stage is MUCH more stressful than doing the work itself. Pricing … Framing …. publicity and press stuff …. aaaagh. But it’s also wonderful to see how it went from here, which is a really early visual I did of the whole thing :
Everything must go!
New changeling paintings:
Is this the best way to do this?
The challenge for 2012
...is to hold all this energy together – the painting, the film/sound, the performance – into a coherent event.