SITE Festival 2013

INDEX PRESENTS TWO EXHIBITIONS, ON-SITE AND OFF-SITE AT SITE FESTIVAL, STROUD Saturday 4th to Sunday 12th May, 2013 SIOBHAN HAPASKA the sky has to turn black before you can see the stars OFF-SITE at Brunel Goods Shed, Stroud, GL5 3AP OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY 4th May 6-9pm INDEX is proud to open the 2013 SITE Festival, with a newly-commissioned … Continue reading

2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get … Continue reading

The Big Scale: a work in progress @ INDEX

Reality, once transformed and demonstrated as mutable, returns more vulnerable 1 Aleksandra Mir’s The Big Scale was originally created for the GLÜCK HAPPENS exhibition held in Erlangen, Germany (2010), where over 40,000 people experienced it. As a result of these large numbers, Aleksandra felt that the scales needed to be able to weigh more people … Continue reading

The Big Scale: A work in Progress

  Mir will be showing The Big Scale (2010), originally created for‘Glück Happens’ at the Städtische Galerie, Erlangen, DE (June 2 – July 25, 2010). An enlarged set of bathroom scales that are now undergoing a massive rework by C.Burr Design (Stroud) to convert its capabilities from one tonne to two. What Mir has said … Continue reading