Sunday, October 31, 2010
At the heart of every soul,we are extremely insecure creatures with chronic low self-esteems. We easily admit our weaknesses and conceal them with our so-called strengths. Hindered by our blindspots, we don't go past a day without them.We live by consoling ourselves with affirmations, praises and compliments. We believe this is life. By an accident of sort,we discover our greatest strength could actually be our greatest weakness, we wail,and are severely punished by this inborn helplessness.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
At its most primary level, Ader's art is concerned with falling and failing, searching and sadness. But in dealing with these tragic themes, the artist always remained a detached participant, manipulating his media and his body. He remained aware of his ultimate inability to express the sadness he found in the sublime. This failure, which may have deterred him, instead became the focus of his work.