Exhibitions in Whitechapel gallery most of the times are very daring, that’s why is no wonder installations, sculptures, movies and drawings of William Kentridge formed in exhibition Tick Time where found in this gallery.
Artist lives is South Africa and his work is also strongly related to colonisation, it is very interesting the way he combines different scales and teqnigues in movies, quite often that reminds of Dada principles, but in a deeper sence related to abstract narrative.
Himself in interview with the Guardian admitted, that the artistic process at the beginning starts from a mark, that leads to any of artists broad ways of expression. Read it here
The teatrical and at times linear storrytelling using silhouettes formed Kentridge work disparate and compelling. “The refusal of time” is a very clear example of it. See creator talking about this project: On YouTube
Most of his work demonstrates mixture of art teqnigues, as well as abstract way of storrytelling.
For more information see exhibition in Whitechapel gallery