Simon Starling | the artist
The artist Simon Starling
Born 1967, Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in Glasgow, .
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British-born, Berlin-based artist Simon Starling's sculpturesan Eames chair made out of a Marin Sausalito bicycle; a Fiat built in Turin, driven to Poland, and reconfigured with Polish partsarrive as the final outcomes of processes that encompass research, travel, and seemingly absurd personal initiative…
Simon Starling is fascinated by the processes involved in transforming one object or substance into another. He makes objects, installations, and pilgrimage-like journeys which draw out an array of ideas About nature, technology and economics. Starling describes his work as the physical manifestation of a thought process, revealing hidden histories and relationships…
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Simon Starling's work playfully explores the intimate relationships between craft, material, and technique. His investigations into and reflections on modern manufacturing and traditional crafts reveal countless nuanced contradictions in the production of a single object as well as a fascination with process. His works, which are part utopian vision, part critical commentary on mass production, are often achieved through elaborate, performative projects…
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A discussion between Simon Starling, Stefanie Sembill and Jan Winkelmann