art in all its forms

art in all its forms


'Lines that when folded make a hand gun'

 From 'WE DON'T PLAY GAMES NO MORE', a work in progress by Marlon Darbeau

How the individual artist reacts to crime in Trinidad and Tobago, and issues of violence and power in general, is peculiar to each.

Check out this from Marlon Darbeau's website where he presents what he describes as a work in progress and analyzes it thus: "A simple sheet of copybook size page with lines that when folded makes a hand gun."

That which is inchoate and subject to power, is transformed and becomes a deceptively potent symbol of power that is actually, despite the transformation, powerless. That which is innocent and weak, seeks something else, but ends up being a paper gun. 

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