Narrative Show

John Russell. Monochrome. 2011

John Russell. Mono))chr~o~*me~*~’`^`’~*-,._.,-*~’`^`’~*-Joy (2011)
Double-stri///ke, back-lit digital print on vinyl, 400 x 779cm

NOW SHOWING \\\\\\\\¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸ at Eastside Projects, Birmingham.
15 July – 1o Sept@mber 2011
Open Thursday 12-6.30pm, Friday and Saturday 12-5pm

“9&*9688,/\,/\,/\,/\,/\,/\,oLooking upwards zzPhillip could see co%ncentric circles of FERALred and vermilion rotating and exploding outwards around a giant eye/anus/solar sun a wound in the sky seeping prol@t*riat-sun1ight like puss through the fle888sh of the populace rotting outwards from middle a monochrome red int+erlaced with images of other places and other times fRRE£nZcoinciding dialectically with conceo~*~’` ^`’ ~*-,._.,-* ~’`^`’~*-, ntric circles spreading out amongst shimmering peta8ls and8&~~ 9yrating POLICE lights visible o~*~’` ^`’ ~*-,._.,-* ~’`^`’~*-, through the **red haze adjacent t the wound w0mb interference blur at edges babies dripping with the/// paralysis in a sulphuric sky and slowly a l@rge fountain sprays emerges from the mist constructed from crystals formed into baroque detail patterned up and down into ¯`·._.·(¯`·._.·(¯`·._.· monzz// ·._.·´¯)·._.·´¯)·._.·´¯)columns and pulsing upwards to a o~*~’`^`’~*-,._.,-*~’`^`’~*-,spouting splash @f droplets cascading down on the surrounding landscape c0lour burn unfurling from the centre petals of representation peeling backwards in semi-symmetry paralysed and rotating out of an off-centre as points of contact along a circulation of flows and/or networks of distribution the implied frontality of theo~*~’`^`’~*-,._.,-*~’`^`’~*-, image-cladding double-5trike CMYK articulated across.·´¯`·.´¯`·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸> one perspective enlarged to vinyl and stretched 4 x 7. 79 metres across one face of the [[[architecture angled towards the light of the sun in relation to surfaces of emergence authorities of delimitation and grids of specification and other supporting structures adjacent to the artwork emblazoned coarsely @nd dumbly across the plastic surface Intensity Fugitive Vertical.”

As part of Narrative Show
Helen Brown, Dora Garcia, Nathaniel Mellors,
Heather & Ivan Morison, Sally O’Reilly,
Raimundas Malasauskas, Apexa Patel, Poster Club,
John Russell, Henrik Schrat, Jemima Stehli & Filho da Mae,
Cally Spooner (with International Project Space).

86 Heath Mill Lane,
Birmingham, B9 4AR, UK

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