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2012 To See a World in a Grain of Sand…

Glasshouse Gallery / Loft Gallery, Fehily Contemporary
16 August – 8 September 2012

To see a world in a grain of sand……………. continues to mine the rich field of influences that Marion Borgelt has established as her own throughout her artistic career. It draws on the artist’s understanding of time, space and motion as elemental forces that govern human life. This collection of works both reveals and questions the way people measure time and come to terms with their place in the universe. The science of chronology is evidence of the human instinct to impose order and reason on nature, as a way of exercising a measure of control over their surroundings. However, it is the overarching rhythms and cosmic cycles that interest Borgelt, as her works delve into the essential and primordial.

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