Platon's Mirror

by Kuball, Mischa

2012

Exhibition
3 – 26 May 2012 Lethaby Gallery Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design

In Platon’s Mirror, Kuball draws upon one of the most influential stories within European aesthetics: Plato’s allegory of the cave from Book 7 of The Republic in which the philosopher draws a distinction between two forms of reality: the reality of the visible world and the reality of ideas.

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Mischa Kuball works with the socio-political dimensions of light across a range of gallery exhibitions and public space projects. In Platon’s Mirror, Kuball draws upon one of the most influential stories within European aesthetics: Plato’s allegory of the cave from Book 7 of The Republic in which the philosopher draws a distinction between two forms of reality: the reality of the visible world and the reality of ideas.

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