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Start Finish End

I have a tendency to drop and break mugs, cups, and beakers in general. The invention of a process, for an exhibition in 2005, to do this deliberately, i.e. to smash mugs, but then reassemble them represented the culmination of an artistic inquiry around looping and reverberation. The mostly silent animations and performances created in relation to these themes produced effects not dissimilar to music, which appeared to either challenge or make admissions about narrative. Start Finish End is one such piece. In my work I see patterns repeated. Equilibrium is always disrupted. Disturbance is followed by calm. And so on…

O`Connell Micheal