– David Homewood –

By Spring 2012

‘William Kentridge: Five Themes’ (2012) exhibition review

The utopian dimension to Kentridge’s images, then, is not located in their outwards projection of any recognisable ideological blueprint. Instead, it is embodied in the flickering of indeterminacy that can be glimpsed as movement is carefully cleaved away from time. – David Homewood

William Kentridge, Invisible mending, from 7 Fragments for Georges Méliès, 2003; still, 35 mm and 16 mm animated film transferred to video, 1 min 20 secs duration; courtesy and © the artist, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, and Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg; photograph John Hodgkiss