Curated by Oona Grimes & Teresa Grimes
“Sometimes I dream I am back there. There’s not a lot left of it. Shows it up for what it really is – what it really was. Lumps of concrete, bits of grass, plywood. I walk through the remains of the course…”
18 artists were asked to respond to the faux world of Crazy Golf; an absurdist version of risk and danger, a diversion, a corralled ‘time-out’. Putting opportunities, myriad holes, bunker-like shapes, journeys, recollections, true tales and tall tales.
Crazy Golf and its associations with seaside towns, make it a poor, slightly deranged relation – a proletarian, democratic oddity, more akin to fairgrounds and playgrounds – than the proper, serious pursuit of golf. Crazee Golf celebrated that oddity and offered diverse interpretations.