EARS FOR THE EYES

Paul Carey Kent, Paul's Art World, February 8, 2018

Asger Carlsen's, Black Digital, featured on Paul Carey Kent's blog, Paul's Art World. 

 

We think naturally of sound when considering the ear, so there's a certain wilful perversity in making it the subject of a show of paintings, drawings and photographs with no sound directly featured. It does mean, though, that the walls have ears. And that provides an opportunity for different perspectives, looking at the ear as a design, signifier, analogy, symbol etc, and always with the sense that there is something beyond what we see...