Ian Whittlesea in The Porcupine in the Room, Delfina Foundation, London

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Imagine aspiring to, shrinking from and spurning intimacy. Now imagine doing all this simultaneously and ceaselessly.
How do you map something that does not abide by the rules of cartography?
How does one even begin to understand something that lies outside of mapping controversies?

With research stemming from Sigmund Freud’s ‘porcupine’s dilemma’, this project draws on greater and lesser acts of intimacy—across habitual categories such as human/nonhuman and culture/nature—and the narrow separation between intimacy and absolute intimacy.

15 September – 23 September 2015

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Artist Info

Imagine aspiring to, shrinking from and spurning intimacy. Now imagine doing all this simultaneously and ceaselessly.
How do you map something that does not abide by the rules of cartography?
How does one even begin to understand something that lies outside of mapping controversies?

With research stemming from Sigmund Freud’s ‘porcupine’s dilemma’, this project draws on greater and lesser acts of intimacy—across habitual categories such as human/nonhuman and culture/nature—and the narrow separation between intimacy and absolute intimacy.

15 September – 23 September 2015

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