Tentatively, I unlatch my front gate, chocking it open with a stone. A little fearfully, I leave my front door wide, and screen door unlocked. The table set, old wine is left to breathe, and fresh bread to cool for all to take, ignore, or savour.
Initially undertaken as an outdoor site-specific installation upon the ruins of the 13th century Church of the Cross (Korskirken), May 2016 in Oslo, Norway, Ever ancient, ever new explores the effects of an openness to vulnerability, and its capacity to induce harm, humility, and healing.
James Murnane is a visual artist living and working in Melbourne, Australia.