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NEW SENSATIONS: A CHANNEL 4 PRIZE FOR SAATCHI ONLINE 2010 UK GRADUATES

 
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Will Strong
(29 years old. Born in United Kingdom. Lives in: Newcastle)
Newcastle University

There are certain reoccurring elements that exist in my work although I treat most pieces as separate 'projects'. Largely sculptural, my work aims to evoke an at first light-hearted sense of the Freudian Uncanny. I am interested in the ways in which the viewer can act as a participant or even catalyst in the composition of my work, being enticed to touch, pick up or move in a certain way often through a manipulation of well kn ...[more]
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The piece 'Thinking Space' was an installation thats composition and concept was evenly balanced between sound and form, neither were complete without the other and together they comprised a shifted field that the viewer was able to walk amongst and be a part of. If I was chosen, it is this idea that I would like to pursue.

The forms from this piece were casts of the recessed space inside the cage from 'Present Company Accepted' and they emitted a sound as though someone or something was confined within. The sound coming from these forms in the installation as a whole had an abstracted dialogue with one another, it seemed as though they were able to communicate amongst themselves. I would like to explore further this kind of communication, more specifically utilizing a syntax of very high or low frequencies amongst forms at the edges of the human aural capacity, building up a relationship to one another not only aesthetically but also sonically; this would most likely take the form of a large scale mixed medium installation.
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