Research as Cultural Practice has been addressed now for some time, but this work by gatescherrywolmark I came across the other day is really presenting its expression/result in form of an interesting and refreshing media piece.
|The visible traces of the past in the present provide the essential material from which the video, Logical Aesthetics, constructs new cultural narratives in which to rethink the relationship|
|between ourselves and the material conditions of our existence.
Logical Aesthetics is a result of a deconstructive and constructive process which gatescherrywolmark has attempted to engage in performatively, by exploring the possibilities of multiple authorship and to subvert the binary divisions between authorship and ownership, research processes and finished work.
Using images from gatescherrywomark archives, the video draws on the relationship between the original artists (Jean Cherry, Eleanor Gates-Stuart & Jenny Wolmark) and multiple agencies that changed the work significantly and as a consequence, created an open-ended and hybridised narrative.
The two researchers which developed this work also presented a paper following up their argument: