Bas Jan Ader – Falls
How art can be pointless but has the potential to harm the creator ( metaphorically )
William Pope L – The Crawl
How art can be used to draw attention to parts of society we might usually ignore
Failure and mistakes are the method for creation, dissatisfaction leads to reflection. Doubt and Error leads to experimentation.
felix gonzalez-torres – perfect lovers
can’t keep perfect time and so will fall out of sync.
Failure is a paradoxical exploration position.
The meaningless task of Sisyphus.
Impossible to set up for failure?