Conflict Zones: The Language of War – installation views

Conflict Zones: The Language of War brings together works on paper by Ryan Arenson, William Kentridge, Diane Victor and Alastair Whitton with a common theme of warfare.

For as long as we have fought with one another, we have been fascinated by our fighting, in equal proportions to the violence we inflict upon each other. However, as Julia Kristeva has so aptly pointed out, our fascination also takes the form of revolt. Because our own capacity for violence and the results of it are abject to us, our desire to be fascinated requires the sublimation of conflict into metaphor.

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