A solo show of new wall-works by renowned Danish sculptor Thomas Bang launches at London’s Fold Gallery this week. Bang has, over many years, explored a broad range of sculptural and conceptual issues. Periodically, his objects and installations have indirectly referenced our world of common things, especially within domestic, utilitarian and body-oriented contexts.
Throughout his career, he has dealt with issues of fragility and vulnerability, both as physical and psychological states. Physical interventions often operate as fragmentations and penetrations and have been present in his work since the mid-1970s. From the early 1960s Bang has maintained a long-standing interest in the theatre of the absurd and allusions to this appear at different stages throughout his oeuvre.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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