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... drifting off the plane ...

42 years into space

AN EXHIBITION OF WORK BY NOBBY SEYMOUR FROM 1976 TO THE PRESENT

LANGFORD120, NORTH MELBOURNE, VICTORIA • SEPTEMBER 8 - OCTOBER 7 2018

In my previous exhibition, Etherium, the flexible length (the rope) commenced tying itself in knots.

When three coordinates (x,y,z) combine to form the third dimension, I believe that Time (t) is the implicit fourth coordinate. I have come to think of the linear dimension in a knot as analogous to the passage of time.

The knot, unclinched, follows an open path in space, freed from points of contact along its past or future trajectory, but its majestic sweep always dependant on where it has been - or will be.

Nobby Seymour Drifting Off The Plane Boo

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TREFOIL, 30 cm diamater, Rope, piping, cord and silk, 2016

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Crown of Skewers, 50 cm height, 90 cm diamater, Bamboo skewers, 2016

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Linear Form activated by its Trajectory, AKA Slinky, the Spiny Spaceworm 1.8 x 2.1 m, bamboo skewers, curtain rod, various fabrics, 2017

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Linear Form activated by its Trajectory, AKA Slinky, the Spiny Spaceworm 1.8 x 2.1 m, bamboo skewers, curtain rod, various fabrics, 2017

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Linear Form activated by its Trajectory, AKA Slinky, the Spiny Spaceworm 1.8 x 2.1 m, bamboo skewers, curtain rod, various fabrics, 2017

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The Nature of All Nature, 140 x 132 x 90 cm, bamboo skewers, gravel, MDF and timber podium, 2018

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The Nature of All Nature (Detail), 140 x 132 x 90 cm, bamboo skewers, gravel, MDF and timber podium, 2018

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The Nature of All Nature (Detail), 140 x 132 x 90 cm, bamboo skewers, gravel, MDF and timber podium, 2018

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Accommodating Change
Accommodating Change

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Entrenched
Entrenched

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Wraps it up, pretty well
Wraps it up, pretty well

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Accommodating Change
Accommodating Change

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