Infinity Box

Details

04 Nov 2010 to 02 Dec 2010
Opening times:

<p>Saturdays and Sundays from 12.00 to 17.00</p>
<p>Private View</p>
<p>4th November from 18.00 to 21.00</p>

The infinity box is an old optical trick using simple technology to create a ‘tardis-like’ illusion of a space larger on the inside than it appears on the outside. For some years, Artist Sarah Sparkes has been exploring the potential of these boxes, previously installing them into coffins, built to fit the artist. Viewed through a peep-hole, a portal opens out into a limitless dimension, referencing both our arrival into this world and our departure from it.

The Belfry space will become home for a structure which is both domestic and everyday whilst serving as a gateway to explore a fascination for ‘other worlds’.

Sarah Sparkes is currently undertaking an IGRS research fellowship at the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature, University of London. Together with Ricarda Vidal she co-leads the project 'GHost' an interdisciplinary project exploring the relevance of ghosts in contemporary society. Recent exhibitions include, 'Never Afraid' a solo show at Crimes Town Gallery, London, 'Fate and Free Will' at Riverside Contemporary Art Space, California, USA and 'Sold Out' at Elastic Residence, London.

Address:

St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA

Tel: 0208 9801742

Transport:

Tube: Bethnal Green
Overland: Bethnal Green, Cambridge Heath
Bus: 8, 106, 388, d£, D6, 309, 254

Free entry