A companion video essay to The New Monuments (2018): vimeo.com/273253096 [watch that one first!]
Robert Smithson's fascination with entropy and science fiction set him apart from other artists working across Minimalism in the 1960s. This video essay places the writing and work of Smithson and his contemporaries within science-fiction films of the era, revealing ideological and architectural similarities.
Supported by UQ Art Museum and Monash University Museum of Art.
26 June 2018 - UQ Art Museum, in conjunction with the ‘Robert Smithson: Time Crystals’ exhibition
19 September 2018 - Monash University Museum of Art, in conjunction with the ‘Robert Smithson: Time Crystals’ exhibition