Heather Phillipson – The Age of Love | ITSLIQUID

Heather Phillipson – The Age of Love

Art | December 17, 2018 |

Heather Phillipson - The Age of LoveImage courtesy of BALTIC

Heather Phillipson – The Age of Love
BALTIC, England
October 19, 2018 – March 24, 2019

Produced as a major new commission that responds to BALTIC‘s vast Level 4 gallery, Heather Phillipson presents a series of videos, sounds and objects that operate as landmarks in a remixed geology. Somewhere between agricultural vista and lunar wasteland, BALTIC’s galleries become a spatio-temporal “field”. This commission demonstrates a shift away from what Phillipson calls her “increasingly apocalyptic undertones” towards “affirmative ways of conceiving and defying”.

Heather Phillipson - The Age of LoveImage courtesy of BALTIC

Augmented reality bird faeces, mobile sculptures and a leftover foot on a rotating pedestal allude to other worlds and temporalities that might exist beyond the rigidly anthropocentric. “The Age of Love” suggests alternative forms of coupling, gendering, transportation, intimacy and duration, and consigns linearity to junk.

Sequenced screens, along with audio and lighting become a cycle of networked links that interrupt and alternate with hulking machinery, like the transposition of “real-time” processing into physical space.

Heather Phillipson - The Age of LoveImage courtesy of BALTIC

In “The Age of Love“, everything is contingent, already squandered and about to happen. Phillipson stakes out a zone in which there is little to differentiate between what’s here and what’s gone, between textures underfoot, a grain silo and interstellar blast-off, between creaturely life and renewed wonderment, and between animal noises and vocal riffs, sung from an ecstatic brain.

Heather Phillipson – The Age of Love is supported by the Henry Moore Foundation.

more. www.baltic.art

Heather Phillipson - The Age of LoveImage courtesy of BALTIC

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below

RELATED POSTS


JD MALAT ST MORITZ POP-UP

Art | March 3, 2021

JD Malat Gallery is proud to present its new pop-up space in the world's most unique Alpine Metropolis, St Moritz. Read more


PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH –…

Calls | March 3, 2021

ITSLIQUID Group officially presents PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2021, a competition open to all photographers of any level worldwide and established to increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalists and art lovers. The winners will be featured on ITSLIQUID Platform, promoted extensively worldwide and considered for any upcoming curatorial projects of ITSLIQUID Group. Read more


BARCELONA CONTEMPORARY 2021

Calls | March 2, 2021

BARCELONA CONTEMPORARY is a contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 2021 edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Read more


COVID-19 PROTECTION CONCEPT SPAIN

Uncategorized | February 25, 2021

The health and safety of our staff and visitors are of predominant importance to ITSLIQUID Group. This Protection Concept governs how we intend to operate after the lockdown has ended, the rules that will be applied inside the exhibition spaces and how these will be implemented in practice. Read more


Sign up for our Newsletter.

Enter your email to receive our latest updates!