Wysing Arts Centre Launches “Year of the Improbable” with Mark Aerial Walle Solo Show

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CAMBRIDGE.- On 16 January 2010 Wysing Arts Centre officially launched the centre’s year of the Improbable with a solo exhibition by London based artist Mark Aerial Waller. Waller’s idiosyncratic film making draws on an extensive knowledge of cinema, ranging from sci-fi, early surrealism and greek tragedy. The Cassiopeia Plan features 3 video installation works, forming a loose trilogy, beginning with two artists faltering on the brink of a journey towards an idyll. The final work, which will be filmed at Wysing, examines the relationship between the individual artist and the artist collective – a relationship Waller relates to the absurd and satirical paradox created by GK Chesterton in The Man who was Thursday. In the 1908 novel, a poet is forced into a conflict between the forces of structure and anarchy, unaware of how intertwined the competing forces are. As part of the Year of the Improbable, Waller is curatin