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Object Type: Photographic and Electronic Media
Artist/Maker: Wilson, Marianne
Place Made: United Kingdom: Aberdeenshire, Gray's School of Art
Media/Materials: ink on matte paper
Dimensions: overall: 88 cm x 120 cm
Awards: RGU Photography and Electronic Media Purchase Award
Artist's statement 1:
"As the world descends into chaos it is rare that we are asked to just stop and contemplate. Is it possible for a person to be fully conscious of the impact they are having on the world whilst also involving themselves in it?
This work attempts to sensitively deconstruct the world as I see it, by inspecting the elements involved in the construction both aesthetically and culturally using video, photography, found objects and installation. Using these media I survey and document
the space that I inhabit and question if physical space and outer space has an effect on human psychology."
Artist's statement 2:
"My work considers outer space as an opportunity to reflect upon the obscure, and to escape the realities of a dysfunctional earth. The work created indicates that there is a connection between the stars, the planets, the ocean, the object, and the person.
Beyond the lone human are worlds that spin within worlds, each a personal cosmos. As I deconstruct the universe, the planets and technology dematerialize into geometric shapes and fragments of light and colour."
Object Number: ABDRG2012.61