[Image : Tehching Hseih, Punching the Time Clock, One Year Performance, 1980–1981. Photo: Michael Shen. © 1981 Tehching Hsieh. Courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.] How to Construct a Time Machine :: January 23 – March 22, 2015 :: MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 3QA.
What is time? How do we order the past, the present, and the future? Why are artists interested in time? How is art a machine, vehicle, or device for exploring time? How is art a means by which time “travels,” and how does art permit us to travel in time? These and other questions provide the rationale for How to Construct a Time Machine, an exhibition presented at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, of over 25 historical and contemporary works that explore how artists transform our experience of time, curated by Dr Marquard Smith of the Royal College of Art, London. Continue reading