Myodesopsies

Myodesopsies

Location:
University of Manitoba, 15 Gillson Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada
Alternate title: 
Myodesopsies 04 (Probable Song)
Artwork creator(s): 
Dekyndt, Edith
Text author(s): 
Dekyndt, Edith
Collaborator(s): 
Commission from Niel Minuk, Commissioner of Architecture II gallery.
Installation year: 
2006
Remarks on location: 

Around Russell Building courtyard; the text is placed inside the upper window

Text of the artwork: 

IT IS THERE - IT IS NOWHERE - YOU SEE IT - OFTEN - ALMOST - EVERYTIME - IN FRONT OF YOU - BUT YOU ARE - ALONE - WITH THAT VISION - THERE IS SOMETHING - THERE IS NOTHING - IT COMES FROM - YOUR MOST - PROFOUND PAST - IT REMAINS - IN YOUR EYES - FROM - THE LIQUID STATE - OF YOUR - EMBRYONIC - EVOLUTION - WHEN YOUR BODY - WAS - 100% LIQUID - SOME CALL IT - MYODESOPSIES - BUT THERE ARE - OTHER WORDS - OTHER EXPRESSIONS - LIKE - FLYING DUST - IF YOU TRY - TO FIX IT - IT DISAPPEARS - YOU LOSE IT - INSIDE YOU - IT IS YOUR HISTORY - IT IS - THE ULTIMATE - THING - IN THE FIRST PLACE - OF ANYTHING - AROUND YOU

Artwork theme: 

Myodesopsies

History: 
  • The work has been exhibited since 2001 (various exhibitions). The original installation took the form of a white on white projection from which the text emerged gradually
    Date: 2001 --
  • Event: Boondael Chapel, Elsene, Belgium. Commissioner: Philippe Perraux.
    Date: 2003
  • Event: Exhibition Any Resemblance, 22 BPS Center for Contemporary Creation, Charleroi, Belgium. Curator: Pierre-Olivier Rollin.
    Date: 2004
  • The work takes a new form in 2005, a sound installation.
    Event: Hospice de Havré, Maison-folie de Tourcoing, Tourcoing, France. Curator: Véronique Barbezat.
    Date: 2005
  • The work takes a new form in 2005, a sound installation.
    Event: Tour & Taxis, Brussels, Belgium.
    Date: 2005
  • Still in the form of a sound installation (created in 2005).
    Event: Exhibition Two Pieces White, Arch 2 Gallery, University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Curator: Richard Perron & Neil Minuk.
    Date: September 12, 2006-February 14, 2007