behind you: red

GH made behind you: red in 2010 and included the artwork in Taint at the FirstDraft Gallery, Sydney, in 2010. behind you: red is one of two in the unlimited edition Behind you. The artwork's medium includes acrylic and lead pencil on wood, framed watercolour and lead pencil on paper, and comprises of three components measuring, overall, 160 x (‘x’ + 40) x 120 cm.

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MEMORY IN ART

‘That’s opposite to how I see it’, said the artist. ‘The artwork’s whole consists of a small actual part and a large thought part, behind you.’ ‘No, no, no’, replied the viewer. ‘It consists of a large actual part and a small thought part, behind you.’

Details on the watercolour floorplan read as follows:

  • stairs
  • stares
  • 20
  • x
  • 20
  • Where ‘x’ is the measurement of space between a memory and the place the memory comes from.
Exhibitions
16/06/2010 Taint, FirstDraft Gallery (cur. Clare Lewis), Sydney