utopia means no place
ou ‘not’ + topos ‘place’
Utopias: Alone Together (2018)
“Being is always an instance of Being-with. Whatever exists co-exists”1
Solitude is defined in relation to communion that is absent. There is no one without the other.
Anne O'Byrne, Natality and Finitude, p123.
Utopias: New Work (2018)
When figures are caricatured into crude drawn lines or smudged painted shapes, they are displaced into fictional no-where places. A decontextualized image becomes more shareable, relatable and generates a larger plurality of associations and meanings for the viewer.
Utopias: Islands (2019)