ATTRACTION by Quentin Carnaille
CAP Contemporary Art Platform in Kuwait
extended until the 28th of October 2016
Two systems separated by a void: one dives from on high, the other emerges from the earth, going towards one another, without ever meeting. Controlled by an invincible mutual attraction, each one is looking for the other, but cannot find it, in a common effort to bridge a distance that keeps them apart.
This work evokes the difficulty of meeting through the experience of a painful separation, an unceasing effort to meet, but in vain. An impossible object of desire still ardently coveted, the unhappy but visible union implicitly reveals an unseen connection, one of the strongest, through which the subjects develop the hope of an encounter.
“Without contraries there is no progression. Attraction and Repulsion, Reason and Energy, Love and Hate, are necessary to Human existence.” William BlakeContinue Reading..