Tallentire works in a range of media including video, photography, drawing, assemblage, text and performance. About her work These Aggregations, she says:
“The dimensions (and colours) of the elements that comprise the work correspond precisely to items of furniture people brought from their homes on a housing estate in Graz to a shared common area designated for collective activities…My interest is in the negotiation of space and attachment/detachment to objects. I am thinking of how the performance of such (collective) placement especially around everyday objects can be determined by economic, practical to aesthetic and cultural factors. I chose to render panels in laminate which is a contemporary generic material associated with surface and practical application…The panels stand in stacks on the ground perpendicular to the wall supported by batons and as such suggest the potential for infinite reconfiguration. The five juxtapositions of the four colours that comprise These Aggregations suggests how in incremental ways we navigate our lives, that everything is in a state of flux and stasis and in continual relation to everything else.”
|Medium||Laminated mdf panels, pine wood battens|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Purchase, 2020, 2020|
|Out on loan||IMMA 30: Setting Out, IMMA, south-west galleries, 25/05/2021 - 08/11/2021|
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