corroded steel, lacquer, rope, saltwater
H. 73 x W. 55 x D. 2 cm
The process is controlled through prior lacquer application but over the last five years the process has sped up, and the rust is now intruding into the lines that make up the guiding principle.
The work is suspended on a wall 40 cm above the floor and hangs from the rope used to try and rein the process in. This allows the viewer to become involved in the preceding process.
“Fishing for Lines” is a concrete inquiry into the processes that create visual art, and at the same time, it touches upon man’s attempt to control the uncontrollable.