Untitled Stile (Teenage Version)   (1991)

  • Adam Chodzko / Untitled Stile (Teenage Version)   (1991)
  • Adam Chodzko / Untitled Stile (Teenage Version)   (1991)
    Untitled Stile (Teenage Version). (1991) installed at Tate St Ives as part of Adam Chodzko, 'Proxigean Tide', 2008
  • Untitled Stile (Teenage Version)   (1991)

    Wood, paint and lacquer
    130.7 x 105.4 x 74 cm

    Arts Council Collection,
    South Bank Centre, London


    “.. a series of recontextualised banal rural structures (country stiles were turned into pieces of urban teenage counter-cultural domestic sports gear, and walking staffs contained concealed phials of ecstasy). I imagined a near future which would see these heart-warming, reassuring objects previously utilised by middle-aged fell-walkers now being reappropriated by a youth culture in order to display a new form of grace guided towards a sublime release (and, with an accompanying degree of menace). They were meant to act as transition points and, strangely, they performed that function for me too…”

    Excerpt from interview with Mark Godfrey in Adam Chodzko, texts by Lisa Le Feuvre, Alex Farquharson, Mark Godfrey, Andrea Villani, Skira, Italy (2007)

  • Adam Chodzko / Untitled Stile (Teenage Version)   (1991)