Geoffrey Farmer : The Last Two Million Years

An essay by Katharine Stout (Curator, Tate Britain & Associate Director Drawing Room)

'A consistent preoccupation of Geoffrey Farmer’s diverse practice is his interest in the dialectical relationship between reality and artifice, in particular the multiple meanings that might be elicited from the deconstruction and interpretation of a chosen text. Commencing with literary sources, art history, or personal observation, Farmer constantly undermines, questions and interrogates the paradox of our knowledge and the tenuous space between truth and fiction.'

Geoffrey FarmerThe Last Two Million YearsInstallation view, The Drawing Room 2007