Stansbie’s work is generated by collecting mundane information via search engines on the internet. She has been building these connections into a digital archive of fragments over the past 6 years. The archive is then used as a source for the creation of satellite art works; films, sculptures and installation created from individual parts of the archive and as a result the archive acts as an index to Stansbie’s practice.
A recurring sense of nostalgia pervades her films. ‘The metaphor of the archaeological dig, apt for researchers excavating boxes of papers, rummaging through store rooms and venturing into dusty warren-like archives, has become redundant with the uniform accessibility of information online. In Stansbie’s work, nostalgia rubs shoulders with the sense of geographic and chronological dislocation’ – Anna Parlane (2008).
Flight is a collection of works that has its roots within the archive. The pieces are connected to each other through the act of flight.
|Schools:||School of Art, Design and Architecture|
|Event Location:||Huddersfield Art Gallery|
|Event Dates:||28 January – 24 March 2012|
|Deposited By:||Graham Stone|
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2012 09:19|
|Last Modified:||21 Feb 2012 09:19|