To a phobic, the depth of fear is wholly out of proportion to the actual threat. Fear of the moon—why is madness called lunacy? Musophobia—even the thought of mice or rats can induce states ranging from panic to paralysis. Two Phobias explores out-sized fear in an over-sized medium.
Drawn to the Wall V
Every three years, five artists are invited to spend two weeks at Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum to create a drawing on one side of an 8-by-12 moveable wall. The following video documents the making and removal of these drawings.
Video DTTW V
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detail of silverpoint mice
hand-rubbed charcoal over chalkboard paint
features of the moon are charcoal over white gesso
Kurt Madison applies a patina to the silverpoint
with finished drawing at opening reception