WORDS

In Between

A written response to Levi Robb’s recent exhibit “No Road Most Traveled” at Maple St. Construct.

 

By: Mike Nesbit

 

“I guess it’s a pregnant void, isn’t it, in some ways.”

-Gordon Mata-Clark

 

 

Gray

 

not black, not white

not flat, not textured

not large, not small

not one, not many

not round, not square

not found, not made

not east, not west

not north, not south

not reflective, not opaque

not organic, not conventional

not wood, not stone

not out, not in

not happy, not sad

not light, not dark

not bad, not good

not different, not indifferent

not man, not woman

not sky, not ground

not loud, not quiet

not this, not that

not tame, not wild

not old, not new

not fast, not slow

not fresh, not stale

not shiny, not dull

not tired, not restless

not ideological, not secular

not object, not field

not space, not volume

not digital, not analog

not abstract, not technical

not fable, not myth

not free, not imprisoned

not right, not left

not verb, not noun

not cold, not hot

not pleasure, not pain

not never, not always


not sky, not ground

not sky, not ground

not tame, not wild

not tame, not wild

not tired, not restless

not tired, not restless

not free, not imprisoned

not free, not imprisoned

not loud, not quiet

not loud, not quiet

not found, not made

not found, not made