Santizo’s Unfolding Whole at Attache
by igor santizo
“The world is all that is the case.”
_Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
“Individuality is only possible if it unfolds from wholeness.”
Within the mobile and portable context of the Attache Gallery, this project is the gathering of cosmological maps. These works are: studies, a collection of exploratory drawings, the effects of black ink on found paper. Done on sheets for music notation, a set of alphabetized index cards and used file folders, these drawn “documents”, consider a simple topological motif.
Emerging initially out of an interest in alchemy and Hermes’ caduceus staff, which portrays two snakes wrapping around a wand. These drawings further explore the theme into abstraction, and into a consideration of cthonic force. Energy, coil, fold, wave, ascent/descent are the signature dynamics of these small works.
see email intervew with Amarie Bergman about this 2007 project, on WhiteHotMagazine.