Inês Tavares
visual artist
Breathing Space
site-specific work for hanmi gallery, 2013 | (all photos by Joseph Asghar)

Uproot
silicone rubber and wiremesh

inbetween
silicone rubber

dummy
conté crayon on paper (x2)

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conté crayon on paper (partial view)

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conté crayon on paper (detail)

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installation view at hanmi gallery, London, UK

Breathing Space consists of a number of pieces produced for an exhibition with the same title at Hanmi Gallery, in London. I spent a week on site making work that responded to the current physical state of gallery using a limited range of media (drawing and casting materials). The idea was to somehow create indexical objects that capture details of the room I was exhibiting in before they vanish when the building is rebuilt. The resulting work is, therefore, a materialization of a transitional state of the site.

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