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Creative Research Lab

GRID - January 2006

performance by Hensel

Mark P. Hensel
Becoming-Tarp, 2005
performance involving tarp, fan, human
dimensions variable (lifespan of tarp)

Laying amongst the mounds of mass-produced industrial objects that fill our visual landscape, the tarp is, in actuality, anarchic: the flux of its form refutes attempts to enforce a particular use upon it; similarly, although the Grid may seem to be a tool of the Law, it can allow for an endless flow so long as its cubes can be recombined into new relationships. In becoming a tarp I renounce myself to experience the full emptiness of tarpness and the larger gridity.