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The View From Here exhibition: too much honesty?

Sitting in Residence at Salisbury Arts Centre, talking to loads of interesting people is fascinating. I wanted people to be honest with their personal responses and gut reactions, and have been frequently taken by surprise at just how much honesty I'm getting.

I had this conversation with a young person as we were surrounded by Martin Bruch's Bruchlandungen:

How I relate to this is
really uncomfortable.

Like, these are the important bits of your life, yeh?
And these are the bits I throw away, y'know?

The pictures that don't work,
I only keep the good ones.

I don't want to say your life is rubbish, but
its making me think...

Posted by Gini, 2 December 2011

Last modified by Gini, 4 January 2012

More from 'The View From Here'

There are so many words; too many for here and I'd like to keep them together as a body of work, but here, more extracts:

I felt so self-conscious in the wheelchair,
but my eyes saw things
differently. My brain
unpacked the info with
the prospect of a
different agenda

Artist and curator
creator of paper
sculptures, come to
check out
the space.

The later
photographer
admires the
lomographic
moment.

Don’t Think,
Shoot.

I’m cheating you see:
vicarious creativity.
I’m just too busy
but one day it’ll be me
doing a workshop.

Posted by Gini, 16 November 2011

Last modified by Colin Hambrook, 22 November 2011