Aionios Patrick Kelly
A translation of the word ‘aionios’ is everlasting and it is Plato’s use of the word, “to denote that which has neither beginning nor end, that which is above time, but of which time is a moving image,” that is at the core of these works. This series of books are designed to be viewed from either side with no true front of back and it is marked with time by the laborious hand cutting within each page. The book and hollowed out space are simultaneously the subject, a steady progression creating form and the absence that remains.
Polish heart surgeon after 23 hours long heart transplantation. Surgery was succesful. His assistant is sleeping on the floor (1987)