Posts Tagged ‘Hayward Gallery’

Walking in my Mind

2 July 2009

Speaking of distributed cognition, apparatuses and assemblages, the current Hayward Gallery show (23 June – 6 September 2009) in London, “Walking in My Mind: Adventure into the artist’s imagination,” presents some interesting attempts at modelling cognition materially. Jason Rhoades’ work, “The Creation Myth,” stands out in particular as an intriguing, disturbing – but at the same time hilarious – effort to render a complex apparatus, made of heterogeneous parts, visible. Here is the description of this machine from the guide produced by the gallery: