About the Artwork

Cerith Wyn Evan’s conceptual practice incorporates a wide range of media, including installation works, sculptures, photography, film and text.

His frequent deployment of mirror-texts, as with Time here becomes space/Space here becomes time implies both formally and semantically the independent power that language has to construct a reality of its own to rival existing versions.

The texts Cerith Wyn Evans uses in his work, are normally appropriated from literature but here they are his own. The work is one piece the intended installation is to recognise that they are two distinct and separate sentences occupying distinctly particular spaces in relation to each other. They need not be seen at the same time. The two sentences are meant to constitute a speech act, the “call” to each other.

Year: 2004

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