|Outside the Sackler|
First stop today was the Sackler and I've often not enjoyed the exhibitions there but this time the artist was Llanelli born Cerith Wyn Evans (who I' embarrassed to say I didn't know was a man) -this is an artist I'm new to but quite a blend of influences I would say, textual, literate and audible are all adjectives one can (this one anyway) attribute to him.
|A small extract -and a tiny flavour|
I felt a touch of the Dan Falvin's about some of the work with illumination(?) but found the lyrical nature of the deployed prose had a touch of the Japanese about it - gentle and quite evocative.
Cerith is doing a little of the arthouse film curating at Gate Picturehouse if you're interested.
In contrast with the Wyn-Evans display I found that (on first encounter) the Trisha Donnelly at the Serpentine Main (if I can call it that) was not easy to relate to, quite cold and monochrome and all projections without any explanations as far as I could see- looking at the review here -it could be (as is often the case) that I've missed more than I saw.
Beam me up - It's actually the Serpentine Pavilion
designed by the Chilean architect Smiljan Radić.