The utopian languages of Modernism and Minimalism are both revered and disrupted, with forms being pushed to exaggeration and cartoonishly simplified. Ideas of construction and performance are explored through sets, plinths and stages that are furnished with props, but devoid of action. What might have taken place, or is yet to occur is alluded to by an array of cultural symbols including cigarettes, food, clothing, pseudo-relics and sculptural objects, which become ambiguous, fetishised and interchangeable.
Lizzie Lloyd wrote about Dean Knight’s work in an Essay titled ‘Surfacing’
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