april 2007

Years without magic: Bridget Currie & Louise Haselton

Years Without Magic
Bridget Currie & Louise Haselton
SASA Gallery, Adelaide

catalogue essay

Years Without Magic

c o m i n g f r o m n o w h e r e

Less a surprise than something slow. A picture roughed together from many quarters along the dual tracks of long and short time. Short from here, from afar. Kindled fast and fanned by emailed requests, questions, answers with jpegs attached, text messages, long phone calls and a ragged express post envelope crammed into the letterbox. Photo sharing and a Myspace page. Two pads with two different kinds of notes and pages of internet printouts, old catalogues, photocopied drawings, posters, profiles and reviews. The fuel one of these things feeds on in its odd, anticipatory way. Bound to the greater timetable of print production and really just one of the many things yet to be thought, made, written, organised, negotiated, placed, considered and reconsidered in the realisation of such a thing as an exhibition…

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