Materials:Lambda print , Paper
Physical Object Description:Signed, titled, dated, numbered on label verso (NG.2014.008)
Dimensions:168 x 208 cm
Credit:Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 2015
Ownership history:Purchased from Edel Assanti by the Contemporary Art Society, 11 September 2015; presented to Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, 2015
Satellite I and Satellite II refer to Brutalist and Cosmic Indian architecture. They explore the artist's ongoing interest in geomorphic structures and the relationship between nature and artifice. Despite Goudal’s deliberate clues to the uncertainty of these imagined post-industrial architectural monuments, a sense of determined purpose, rigidity and stature is conveyed in each of the works.
Satellite II continues to build upon Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum’s contemporary photography collection and resonates with a core strand of their collections policy relating to camouflage (The Civil Defence Camouflage Directorate was based in Leamington Spa during WWII). This work fits with the theme in the way that it challenges ideas of concealment and deception through the constructions the artist creates in her landscape.
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