A Line Made by Walking

Richard Long A Line Made by Walking, (1967) Richard Long (1945) is an English sculptor, photographer and painter Man’s path through life is not casual and fragmentary, but follows a sequence in which each point is always connected up with the previous one in an infinite process.The land art movement arose at the end of the…

“no walk, no work”

I’d like to carve out a place for my own writing in-between literature and visual arts. Erasure poetry, which I have posted on lately, is such an in-between art form. Some call it conceptual writing, which might be a good term, but to me it’s also problematic, because today conceptual art is almost drowned in…

Against Interpretation

Today I will be reading Susan Sontag’s essay Against Interpretation, from her collection Against Interpretation and Other Essays (1966). I’m going back to Sontag because I need a bit of backing for some thoughts that have been rambling around in my head lately… Looking at – and engaging with – conceptual art, it is obvious that this…