Light Writes Always in Plural


Anne Katrine Senstad

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  • 2008
  • Neon, transformer, fasteners
  • 12 × 55 × 2 in (30.5 × 139.7 × 5.1 cm)
  • Limited Edition
  • Edition 1/3 + 2AP
  • Inspired by the title of Octavio Paz's essay "Water Writes Always in Plural", on the art of Marcel Duchamp, the neon work not only emanates its light into all crevices, but it is also a witty play on words and concepts about philosophy and life. “Light writes always in plural,” for its range is boundless. Light occupies space and seeps everywhere — like water – altering it physically and psychologically. Underlying the glass tube is a careful analysis and critique of our use of language and the role of words in mass communication..