behind you: blue

GH made behind you: blue in 2007 and exhibited the artwork in 2008 in Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (cur. Melissa Keys), Perth. behind you: blue is one of 2 in the unlimited edition Behind you . The artwork's medium is Acrylic & lead pencil on plywood; framed watercolour & lead pencil on paper; enamel on steel , and comprises of component/s measuring, overall, 183.5 x 161.8 x 300.

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ART IN MISSING MOMENTS

Where they were searching the future’s dark night for the star-bright moment missing from their present; without realising it is not missing, but always in memory — behind you.

floorplan details:

  • stairs
  • stares
  • missing moment
Bibliography
Melissa Keys, ‘Gail Hastings: Sculptural Situations’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Andrew McNamara, ‘Making space for the invisible architecture of the social’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth 2008.
Andrew McNamara, ‘Making space for the invisible architecture of the social’, Sculptural Situations: Gail Hastings, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney no.2.07, 1997.