The Body Beautiful

Core by Kurt Hentschlager
Kurt Hentschlager, still from Core, 2012. Audiovisual installation. Copyright the artist, reproduced with permission.

Seemingly hundreds of human figures float, come together, cluster, drift in and out of focus, ever-changing, never repeated. Three-dimensional bodies, without gender or individual features, almost like clones, float in a zero gravity environment. This is Core, currently on view in a former Victorian engine shop – Enginuity near Telford. The work of Chicago-based Austrian artist Kurt Hentschlager, this is an unprecedented contemporary art show, a first for this commissioning body at a very special site, to celebrate a special year  the 2012 Olympics. Read the full article here: