Duncan MountfordArtist, Writer, Technician, Lecturer / academic, Gallery educator
The focus of my work between 1998 and 2003 was the relationship of installation theory and practice to museums, specifically museums of science and natural history. The contention was that museums are installations - works of imagination. This enables such objective institutions to be interrogated for their connections to themes of memory, loss, and melancholy. The research drew on a wide field of read full statement
|Activities||Higher education, Lecturing, Practice-based research, Residencies, Public art|
|Artforms||Film & Video, Installation, Photography, Sculpture|
|Tags||installation, museum, science, narrative, memory, text, history, city|
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An exhibition being developed with Franky Hsiao centered on perceptions of the planet Mars as utopia and unknown region.