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Thu, Sep 26


St. Augustine's Tower Hackney

Reading Stones | Private View

Entry is Free | Select dates + times: 26 Sept 6-9pm | 27 - 29 Sept 12-6pm | 3 Oct 6-9pm | 4 - 6 Oct 12-6pm

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Reading Stones | Private View
Reading Stones | Private View

Time & Location

Sep 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

St. Augustine's Tower Hackney, London E8 1HT, UK

About the event

Reading Stones: Anne Krinsky | Carol Wyss | Susan Eyre

Private View

Three artists explore materiality and the passage of time in Hackney's Oldest Building.

Anne Krinsky, Carol Wyss and Susan Eyre present an exhibition of site-specific works in response to the history and architecture of Saint Augustine’s Tower. Through their respective interests in the land, the body and the cosmos, Krinsky, Wyss and Eyre explore relationships between time and materiality. Their exhibited works provide singular “readings” of phenomena such as the erosion of gravestones, (re)configurations of human bones and the cosmological orbits of rocky bodies by which we measure time. 

The nature of time itself was a concept that St Augustine of Hippo grappled with in his philosophical texts sixteen centuries ago and is still perplexing us today; namely, how to equate the subjective experience of time with an objective understanding.

Entry to this exhibition is free

Open on select days and times

Thurs 26 Sept, 6-9pm | private view

Fri 27 - Sun 29 Sept, 12-6pm

Thurs 3 Oct, 6-9pm | in partnership with Whitechapel First Thursdays

Fri 4 - Sat 5 Oct, 12-6pm

Sun 6 Oct, 12-6pm | finissage

Image: Ephemera Scrolls (excerpts) 2019, Anne Krinsky

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