* Alex Hartley lecture – 30 November 2016

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Alex Hartley
The scale of Alex Hartley’s concepts and the following through of them into final works was impressive.  Clearly interested in lots of different things from testing his body through climbing buildings or experiencing hyperthermia to claiming an island off the arctic as a new country, creating a constitution and inviting people to become citizens.
A thread that follows through, on smaller works is an interest in light, frosted glass and placing architectural photographs behind panels and in doing so creating floating images that leave the viewer trying to work out what they are viewing.
To follow are some shots from the lecture and my notes…
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Vigil 2014
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A work from the current Victoria Miro show (Dec 2016)
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