Animal Locomotion

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Myron Turner

Using the work of Eadweard Muybridge and Thomas Eakins as points of departure, Myron Turner explores animal and human locomotion. The artist re-images digitized and photographed subjects into drawings that can be seen in many stages of movement and disintegration.

Myron Turner
1 January 2006
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I've made a series of works since 1991 which use computers and photo-
based forms to explore questions of biography and the contexts which
create identity:
Two Women (1991-93)
Autobiography (1995-96)
Sea-Changes (1997)
"Animal Locomotion" is concerned with identity in a more essentialist
manner--not with biography but with what transcends particular
biographical facts, the essential ground on which the particular self is
built. I guess this is an extension of and move beyond "Sea-Changes,"
where the concern is with a shared identity.
If I am concerned with the psychic ground of identity, I am also engaged
by its opposite, the incorporation of the individual ground of identity
and subjectivity into an impersonal and objectifying cosmos. Animal
Locomotion builds on the tensions and paradoxes inherent in this

Myron Turner
6 January 2006
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