As the companion piece to Blue Shift, Red Shift offers the possibility of a different kind of movement, perhaps even the possibility of a journey of escape in an enlarging universe.
But the rocket is a paradoxical image (and one that recurs in my work) for it is also a symbol of science and power. It thus brings into the conversation started by Blue Shift the issue of institutional power.
Re-cast window glass. Slade School of Fine Art, University College London 2013.
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