A MEDITATION ON THE MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
BREATH presents stillness as the ultimate luxury.
Five artworks breathe in harmony, until their rhythm is interrupted by a
meditating figure, seated at the center of the show. Letting go of his own
mind, the figure finds their rhythm, taking his rightful place within the
Working with a meditation practice, Based Upon has created a series
of works in stone and bronze, which remind us of our place within the
great unfolding pattern. The monoliths combine light, projection and
mechanics to assist their breathing.
Within the installation, the landscape and the body are together. Casts of
scars Based Upon found in the ancient limestone landscape of Inis Oírr
form the basis of their first collection of wearable pieces. The wearable
pieces are the talismanic objects of the meditating figure at the heart
of the show.