Ceal Floyer’s “Things” in the Project Arts Centre. A piece which draws attention toward the word, wherein you become more aware of the tone and pitch of the word. Similar to her experimentation and abstraction of light.
‘_FAUX SOLEIL_ spots of moving light. a luminous shadow. an imitation: the artificial, reconstituted reproduction of the movement of a sunspot in a room, a passageway, a stairwell, the spot evolves, waxes and wanes, it is now geometrical, now shapeless. it changes tint and luminescence, its contours are sometimes very sharp, sometimes more blurred. all these movements are recorded and orchestrated by a computer system.
With great economy of means, these solar patterns composed by the artist render the rhythms of accelerated time. They invite us to experience duration and give physical presence to the time of light. With reference to a certain tradition of art history – from Baroque painting to the Impressionists, and up to the photographic recording of the sun’s effects in a studio
Joëlle Tuerlinckx’s art is not a response and under no circumstances can it set things in stone. Rather it sets out facts, thoughts, doubts and questions. This is how it deploys a continuous system of variations among the possibilities envisaged and actual productions.