Roman Signer Time-Sculpture meets Francis Alys spliced onto SpongeBob identity politics with the physicality and brilliantly haptic nonsense of Tommy Cooper.

Time-sculpture investigates the transformation of materials through time, focusing the viewer’s attention on the experience of the event, the changes wrought, and the forces involved. Variously combining three-dimensional objects, live action, still photography and moving-image documentation…

www.romansigner.ch © Rachel Withers 2007, Excerpt from:
Withers, Rachel, ‘Collector’s Choice. Roman Signer (engl.). Volume 07’, Cologne: Dumont Literatur und Kunst Verlag, 2007

 

No man was ever less surprised by failure

 

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