Deserts on the moons of other planets

Posted by: Julie    Tags:      Posted date:  March 2, 2017
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Deserts on the moons of other planets (solo)
24 March – 23 April 2017
Private view: Thu 23 Mar, 6–9pm
Passen-gers, The Brunswick Centre
Nearest tube: Russell Square

Passen-gers – a site-specific exhibition series at the Brunswick Centre – is pleased to announce its fourth exhibition, ‘Deserts on the moons of other planets’, a site-specific installation by artist Julie Hill.

Within the architecture of the podium section, a cold moon is perceived over cosmic distances. A humming emanates from its dark equatorial regions. It is calling ☽ Reflected light illuminates the surface at a 35-degree angle of incidence, revealing dark lines snaking in patterns of undulation and divergence. Slithering dunes composed of loose, ice coated sediment forced by the wind into various markings: waves, cat scratches, intricate fingerprints ☽ Vast sand seas immerse in an intense psychological experience, giving way to flat, transitional zones of overall greyness. Forms and shapes are hard to recognise and appear as quickly as they are eroded. According to legend this place has the power to steal consciousness.

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