The language of the underland
RCA2020, July 2020.
Work installed in an empty retail premises during lockdown
(only cats were invited)
Ceramic, plaster, paper mache, raw clay, sand, found objects
Positioned outside the gates of the city, the Sphinx is liminal – an outsider, both protector and monster. The Sphinx is a riddle. She perverts semiotics and language. In the story of Oedipus, the Sphinx is pre oedipal – pre language. She speaks in a questioning voice, the language of the underland.