Liam Wilson

An Honest Answer to a Ridiculous Question (2018)

The ladder is an object of one function. If it is physically unable to uphold its intended function then there is reason to question its objecthood. The material shift achieved through urethane rubber reveals its vulnerability. Once the form loses confidence through materiality it fails to perform its supposed duty. Only evident through its title, the ladder is likened to the philosophy of the human condition and our flexible perseverance in the face of existential stressors.

cast urethane

96 x 17.25 x 4in, 234.84 x 43.82 x 10.16cm