These notes from Torben Ulrich about some of his works can be read on their own, or as an ensemble or set of concentric circles that can be read both from outside in and inside out, or both from top to bottom and bottom to top. To see each below its larger image, click the image.
1. Within the dimensions of Play. Within the framework of Practice. Practice seen as ways of exploring possibilities of play not constantly caught in the dichotomies of most traditional outcome: this winner, that loser. Play rather as: still in play.
Here, black ink on rice paper, marks by skipping rope. Rope hits paper, placed on ground. Red ink, marks by ball, sent by racquet. Ball hits paper, placed on wall. Grey ink from pen, mark as seal or signature of non-closure. Signature marks paper, placed on board. Sequence of three days in making, wet inks drying.
Rice paper, ink coming from Japan.