“… something in the live disrupts the process of recognition. Forced into a sense of relations that have to deal with the moment-by-moment temporality of the encounter, the co-ordinates that permit processes of recognition (making known) are disorientated.
– Andrew Quick
The noise is here in the room, Alasdair and Steven are focused and familiar.
I imagine his family and his first painting.
I think of his articulation of the arm/hand. The shake.
The action is frustrating – seeking perfection perhaps.
Futility, deconstruction of past self or younger self.
Wearing the traces of past work. Black and white.