1. dust to dust 2. dry erase stratigraphy 3. untitled model for a history of light
August 31 – October 11, 2010 / Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College
Curated by Nathan Lee
1. dust to dust 2. dry erase stratigraphy 3. untitled model for a history of light addresses its curious context: the three-paneled bulletin board as exhibition format. Rather than affix materials to the cork backing, artist Joe Winter has produced a triptych in slate, dry erase board, and cork designed as freestanding elements within the bulletin board support apparatus. Each element has been subjected to processes in the studio. Chalk was deposited on the surface of dust to dust from a single stick eroded by a fluid drip from the ceiling. This encrusted residue will be wiped clean during the exhibition. Dry erase stratigraphy features many layers of dry erase pigment and solvent that will be eliminated in stages over time. The components of untitled model for a history of light, cork and construction paper, were selectively faded by the sun. Under normal lighting conditions, the cork and paper will continue to fade slowly, ultimately dissolving the image.