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Blind Date [History]

Clemens Finkelstein
curated with Anthony Morey
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Fall 2016

  • exhibition

[Image]
Controlling the influx of historical sources as visual triggers, the pictorial collage acts as bond with the past as much as it portrays visions of a future,  incorporating parts where others are forgotten.
    
Movement symptomatically connects both elementary aspects of this installation while translating transitory time to meaning as History.

[Text]
The autonomy and exclusion of language counteracts the easily accessible pictorial element of this collage. Methods of assemblage and collage simultaneously convey original meaning as much as they distort and re-interpret History by building a new architecture of semiotic connections.

Movement symptomatically connects both elementary aspects of this installation while translating transitory time to meaning as History.