Carpentry and catastrophe

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Jo Milne – Studio Wall & Protocosmic models – 3D prints 2016-17

Do translational errors form an intrinsic feature of creative research?

Terry Winters (painter)

“It’s important to reach a place where you don’t know what you’re doing. Painting is a combination of carpentry and catastrophe. There are parts of the painting process that are civilized: a deliberate application of procedures. I take pleasure in that — the tools, the materials, the efficiently run studio, etcetera. But then, at a certain point, the carpentry needs to hit the catastrophe. That instability allows for significant or surprising things to happen, or at least the possibility.”

Beer with a Painter: Terry Winters

 

 

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