A recent conversation with one of my peers in the studio made me question how I could solve the issue of time containst in the run up to my exhibition.
I had been worrying about how much time I had left to create the sack fulls of manually shredded images which I wanted to create. It was suggested that to try to make th work happen faster, I could see how many people i could persuade to work for me in a sweat shop environment.
I found this idea really interested however, may not be feasible at the present time as the work I would be asking people to participate in would be very time consuming and their own project deadlines are fast approaching. However, I do think this is an interesting concept i could pursue later on in my practise. I could be interesting to employ different age demographics such as 60 year olds, students and children to analyse how they react in the labourer environment. I do feel that I could never replicate, nor would i want to, the conditions which people are facing in forced labour camps.
My practise isn’t around the re-creatino of these conditions, even when pressing myself to create a piece which is time consumptive, I am more interested in highlighting the problem through the process of creation.