On view until 17 September 2023, for her long-awaited project with Artangel, Sze has transformed a large Victorian waiting room at Peckham Rye Station that has lain empty for almost 50 years.
‘My goal is to create something you’ve never seen before’ – the artist talks to Caroline Roux
Sarah Sze's The Waiting Room is an astonishing phantasmagoria, filling the gloom of a long abandoned and forgotten interior in Peckham Rye railway station in London with sound and images. – Adrian Searle
'We've created a system that can destroy us. That's new' – Sarah Sze. The artist speaks with Claire Armitstead from The Observer ahead of the opening of The Waiting Room.
The artist discusses her solo show at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and her Artangel project in an abandoned London train station waiting room.
Image: Sarah Sze, Metronome, 2023, Mixed media, projectors, paper, wood, stainless steel