r o b f o r d y c e
a b o u t d o u b t
I am a visual artist and writer who wears corrective lenses and has a deep mistrust of words. My practice is an attempt to understand and to express empathy with the inability to understand. I work with image, text, video and performance to push into uncomfortable areas.
a n d a m b i g u i t y
"Is an indistinct photograph a picture at all? Is it even an advantage to replace an indistinct picture by a sharp one? Is not the indistinct one exactly what we need?"
-Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations
"Well Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now tell me what you know."
-Groucho Marx, Animal Crackers
"Of course every moment is unfolding as it should, it's just that I might not like it."
-Rob Fordyce, Beads