This project forms part of an ongoing exploration into the spectrum of relations between constraint and abandon via a series of drawing performances. In Apparatus Tethered, the sculptural armature extends to produce a long flaccid form that requires energetic movement to bring it to life and mark the panel at the end of the steel sections. In this iteration of the work, I collaborated with Robin Hearfield, to develop a series of live camera feeds connected to the apparatus. This elongated iteration of the drawing apparatus was fitted with series of endoscopes whose flexible cables followed the line of the apparatus. Each endoscopic view produced a different perspective of the performance, and transmitted the live footage onto screens positioned within a timber framework.

Exhibition Artwork
Temporary Installation

2016

This project forms part of an ongoing exploration into the spectrum of relations between constraint and abandon via a series of drawing performances.

Apparatus Tethered

Brazed Mild Steel, Graphite, Paper Wallpapered To Plywood, Timber Framing, Mast Climbing Components, Endoscopes, Live Feed To Monitors.

Photos: Robin Hearfield

Credits, Collaborators and Consultants

Gadigal Country, Sydney, NSW Australia

© 2022 by Studio Chris Fox.

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