exhibitions – fishing with explosives avalanche art space, massachusetts, us 2020



Jayne Dyer

Fishing with explosives, 2020 considers the complex issues of nationhood, identity and belonging.

The weight of precedent, consensus, economies, opinion, compliance, citizenship, coalitions, statistics, autocracy, expediency, nationhood, orthodoxy, circumspection, my fatherland, evidence, labour, absolutism, patriotism, humanity, systems, democracy, free markets, protocols, sovereignty, consumption, order, surveillance, of hierarchies, diplomacy, territory, alliances, culture, law, policy, mandates, legislation, entitlement, resources, negotiation, consequences, statutes, commerce, crisis, excuse, solutions, control, allegiance, family, bureaucracy, exchange, percentages, change, hardwiring, scarcity, strategies, my motherland, indicators, evasion, loyalty, expansion, boundaries, opportunism, histories, survival, escape, honour, borders, belonging, duty, my ignorance, noise.