All the things in The air lock on show within the exhibition ‘Air’ on the Gallery of Trendy Artwork (GOMA) Brisbane, has some relation to the concept of air, it’s like a large puzzle, inviting us to think about how the invisible topic ‘air’ could be held in a myriad of how. Patrick Pound is an avid collector, he gathers artworks from each his personal assortment and, for this work, QAGOMA’s holdings.
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Watch: Patrick Pound discusses ‘The air lock’
Pound collects and categorises. Principally, he buys outdated images and objects on-line that he arranges in chains or constellations of frequent that means. Vacation snapshots, bronze sculptures, toys and well-known work: ‘They’re all handled equally’, he states, ‘which isn’t to say that the objects have equal worth’. For the sport he proposes to work, the numerous objects should be given a ‘sabbatical’ from their standard process.
‘I’ve all the time favored the concept of capturing one thing you’ll be able to’t see, or making an attempt to come back to phrases with it, come to grips with it’, says Pound. A topic comparable to air should be grasped by the involvement of different, extra concrete photos and objects.
Edited extract from the accompanying exhibition publication Air out there on the QAGOMA Store and online.
Watch: Take a peek on the exhibition ‘Air’
‘Air’ / Gallery of Trendy Artwork, Gallery 1.1 (The Fairfax Gallery), Gallery 1.2 & Gallery 1.3 (Eric and Marion Taylor Gallery) / 26 November 2022 to 23 April 2023