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Of Terror 

2022
Photography  of a drawing on textile, 

print on fine art paper
70 x 100 cm

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Soft Error

2016
Photography  of a drawing on textile, 

print on fine art paper
70 x 100 cm

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..... A spectral appearance from Blanco’s last solo exhibition at the gallery, the twin framed
works “Soft Error” and “Of Terror” convey this paradigm weaving desire and repression.
The texts-as-image appear through a mise-en-abime as image printed on textile, photographed
and printed again on paper. Variations of meaning appear through what seems to
be accidental curls and folds of the textile medium. The absence or presence of letters as
well as variations of distance act as smooth transitions between the word “soft error” – a
permanent loss of data in computer and electronic systems due to cosmic rays affecting
silico-ne chips or noise phenomena – and “of terror”, hidden inside the first one, suddenly
revealing itself like a piece of memory lost and retrieved by accident.
Is this the terror of forgetting or of remembering?
“I remember, I don’t remember, I believe I remember, I don’t want to remember.”

excerpt from the text of Asli Seven