For more info on Amy go to her website
Read catalogue page here…
I am delighted to come across Amy Houghton’s work again. I love the idea of the typewriter and the slow erasure through typing.. mimicking what happens when ‘capturing’ memory, where something gets hammered out, that was once held ‘inside’. I find this artist’s use of animation/movement/performance activating the physicality of visually seductive objects always strikes interesting dialogues.
I am really quite overwhelmed by the impact of Amy’s typewriter piece, which you describe so eloquently…’the hammering out’ – is so important…that it vibrates through the body and the sound it makes is captured in the moment of time and a process. I think it has proved a really important thinking through point in the exhibition and one which will provoke new thought and debate…
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