Friday, 1 June 2001

Objects & Images

In the same way that an archaeologist might come to a reasoned estimate of the workings of a lost civilisation by looking into the artefacts left behind, Kevin Chapman sifts the materials of everyday contemporary life. The contrivances, thus re-assembled, strain our need for justification through the duality of aesthetic contemplation and practicality.

Somehow the usefulness of these object manifestations remain a mystery, even with the knowledge that they once served a practical use in a previous life.