The Art of Time and Place

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Richard Long sculpts time itself by walking through nature. Simple activity in nature as minimalist art, the aesthetics of intention. This makes me wonder whether we could consider all activity as some form of art, the art of geology, the art of living, the art of…

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Besides the art of walking, he also creates simple sculptures along his journeys using natural materials to give identity to place, like the ruins of a lost civilization.

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This makes me think of inuksuit and inunnguat, the latter of which I used to build on the coast of the Bay of Fundy.

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  1. The Inukshuk has become a ubiquitous object. 2010 and all that jazz. But it still has power, especially in the case of the stuff you’ve posted.

    Groovy.

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