Dissections: Geoffrey Smedley

Exhibition, Octagonal gallery , 6 June 2013 to 11 August 2013

Dissections brings together several works by Vancouver-based artist Geoffrey Smedley and reflects on many disciplines such as the history of science, geometry, philosophy, and architecture. The exhibition takes the form of a cabinet theatre in the mode of the absurd, staging the mythic figure of Descartes’ Clown, a neurotic and insecure robot that dissects himself with the machines on display in the hopes of discovering the organ of his existence.


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