This duo show runs around the concept of the written word as a formal foundation and a conceptual conduit.
Starting from the investigation of the processes of human consciousness and perception, Gordon reveals the dual nature of the self, while Weiner exposes the sculptural dimensions of language. “Rosy-Fingered Dawn” is a recurring epithet from Homer’s Odyssey, an optimistic proposition for a new beginning.
- Douglas Gordon, Shadow and Ghosts, 2012 Stenciled silver spray paint on white wall Installation view Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2012 © Studio lost but found / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017. Courtesy Studio lost but found, Berlin and Gagosian. Photo: Studio lost but found / Frederik Pedersen