Thursday, June 16, 2011

Scribbledehobbledehoyden: The Magpie's Eye: Page 116


refurbished power plant and the turbine hall (the TH in the show's title) is reserved for very large and very ambitious installations.  Ms Gonzalez-Foerster -- who was born in Strasberg and lives in Paris -- has temporary control over it and she has created . . .
Well, primarily it is a shelter.  Hundreds of blue and yellow metal bunk beds.  Scattered among them are oversized reproductions of famous sculptures.  As the artist explains, "

Then, moving back to fill in the middle of the paragraph:

on the (bare, mattressless) beds are copies of science fiction disaster novels.  NAME as it transpires was a fan of SF from an early age and her choices are pleasantly literate:  Fahrenheit 451, The Purple Cloud, Vurt, Make Room! Make Room!, Hiroshima Mon Amour, We, The [something] of [something], The Man in the High Castle, and so on . . .  Scattered among the beds are giagantic sculptures.   As the artist explains, "The 


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