“In the dense heat of Friday afternoon the cascading flowers began to wilt and fade, heightening the discord between the bright white lorry and the organic mass, referencing the postcard, its withering hope and desire”.

“The text on the postcard was short and considered, the lorry in the centre and its containment of spilled flowers mirrored the economical use of language, creating a considered structured narrative running through both pieces and an aesthetic unity to the component parts”.

Art Show 4

Extracts taken from Laura Mansfield’s written response to Heather and Ivan’s ‘I lost her near Fantasy Island. Life will not be the same’, in association with their work of the same name, installed in Bristol’s city centre for the launch of the British Art Show 6 in July 2006.

Download Laura Mansfield’s response to ‘I lost her near Fantasy Island. Life will not be the same’

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