Lili Dujourie

Radical Radixes—On Lili Dujourie’s Mimesis

The work consists of an upright, kinked, and broken cylinder, from the base of which protrude zigzagging, forked rods; the whole evokes a barren tree trunk, its roots growing down the sides of its plinth, clinging to it. Two of the roots reach the pavement and one touches the steps, mimicking the way that some trees survive on rocks or walls by rooting around them.

July 11, 2023
Text / Tom Denman