Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Ned Batchelder: February 2005

Ned Batchelder: February 2005: Sand painting
This is Ned Batchelder speaking, but he's exactly right. Don't miss this.
I haven't seen anyone do this before: painting with sand as a stage performance. Ferenc Cako stands over a glass plate, making images in sand with his hands. Each image gives way to the next in waves of curves and shadows. It's quite a virtuoso performance. The subtlety he manages with such crude tools is amazing. "