"There are things that cannot be articulated, that are unavailable for discourse, which can be conveyed in a material way, but can never be given a precise word equivalent for."
"I want to start where language ends."
Maurice Merleau-Ponty said of Gormley:
"It is not the utilizable, functional, prosaic body which explains man; On the contrary, the body is precisely human to the extent that it discovers its symbolic and poetic charge."
"To Gormley the body is the articulation of meaning; It is that in which sense is given and out of which sense emerges."