Skip to content

Stéphane Cauchy – Cascade

July 9, 2011





Last night I popped down to Fabrica for the private view of Stéphane Cauchy’s exhibition, Cascade. The piece is an installation of suspended buckets, gradually filling up with a constant trickle of water until the final point comes, and the bucket tips into a large pool beneath.

Seeing this piece in the dimly lit evening was just magical; there was a presence and importance about the work, almost as though it were performance art. As each bucket finally empties and the pulley system drags the bucket to a different level, you eagerly await the next bucket to tip.

The cycle which the mechanism takes is seemingly endless, and it is this cycle which I find so interesting; it isn’t quick but at the same time it is always subtly moving and working together. My work has always centered around the part which the audience play in the work; their connection to the piece, what they take from it and what they understand about it. This is essentially why I find this piece so interesting; the connection between the constant movement of life, the liquid connections which our bodies make everyday to keep moving.

40 Duke Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1AG
01273 778 646

Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 5.30pm
Sundays and August Bank Holiday 2 – 5pm

One Comment leave one →
  1. March 17, 2015 1:14 am

    Thanks for finally talking about >Stéphane Cauchy – Cascade |
    paperbagblog <Liked it!

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: