Since man stood upright and began walking this earth, literally “holding his heads up”, he became homo videns,a person who has the overview, a person who sees. Above all this upright position freed his arms and legs so he was able to wave and signal, thus he became the homo signum dans, a person who can give signs.
People have been giving and receiving signs since thousands of years. This process has been accelerating this last century until our day: Humans in the age of information.
Jay Gard established a distinctive, unmistakable language of his own in recent years and is among the young independent positions that continue the legacy of artists such as Sol LeWitt, Donald Judd or Richard Artschwager. In a new world. In a world of “Zeichen unter Zeichen”.