Groupe Mobile

Groupe Mobile is a term Brancusi attributed to the configurations of sculptures and their bases which he continually re-arranged and photographed in his studio constituting an ongoing visual journal of his work.

1. Direct treatment of the ‘thing’, whether subjective or objective.
2. To use absolutely no word that does not contribute to the presentation.
3. As regarding rhythm: to compose in the sequence of the musical phrase, not in the sequence of a metronome.

—Ezra Pound’s principles for imagist poetry, from ‘Ezra Pound Early Writings Poems and Prose’