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David Clarkson
From February 2nd 1982 to February 27th 1982
The Archives of an Unknown Ideal / Les archives d'un idéal inconnu

This installation of photographic, architectural and sculptural elements is David Clarkson's first exhibition in Montreal.

The central artefact in the archives is an extensive photographic assessment of an abandoned roadway. This collection, composed of 100 colour prints, forms one of several stations cross referenced within the gallery. Through memories of motion, these archives function as index to a complex set of spatial and emotional co-ordinates.
- Press release (Optica)