Aaron Harris: I Wanna Take You Home
‘Disco's combination of romanticism and materialism effectively tells
us - lets us experience - that we live in a world of materials, that
we can enjoy them but that the experience of materialism is not
necessarily what the everyday world assures us it is. Its eroticism
allows us to rediscover our bodies as part or this experience of
materialism and the possibility of change.’ (Richard Dyer, ‘In Defence
of Disco’, Gay Left, summer 1979).
Set across the 5 boxes in KBH Krabbesholm, in an abstraction of the n...
ightclub; Aaron Harris presents 2 lovers forever caught in a moment of
fleeting romance under the night’s sky.
Harris’ work focuses on the mechanisms of desire, examining the body,
personal fantasy and the nature of experience through sculpture, image
I Wanna Take You Home investigates ideas of seduction and time through
the symbolic use of the ubiquitous mirror ball and the conflicting
relationship between the bodily or phallocentric site of identity,
exploring ideas of gender, sexuality and cultural assimilation.
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