This Project 21 exhibition on Saturday 30th November is part of the Night Light Canning Town event.
Project 21 – Collaboration between 21 different artists and disciplines at the caravanserai space in Canning Town.
My part in the exhibition will be based on large-scale drawings inspired the local architecture, urban environment and population. For me this is quite a new way of working. I am used to making small fast drawings. Research has been done in this way, by cycling around and drawing the local area, and the work itself will be started the day before and completed on the day of the exhibition. In scale and rapid completion of an entire composition this is experimental for me but I think this approach will lend itself to the work.
Title: Structure, Shift, Lift and Lay.
Medium: Ink, Acrylic & Paper
Size: The inside of big box. Three walls and a ceiling roughly 8 ft square.
Structure, Shift, Lift and Lay is a landscape piece drawn from the developing urban area of Canning Town. The piece allows the viewer to stand back and get an overview of the area’s many layers, structures and environments existing side by side; the residential, the docks, industry, modern monoliths, old buildings, fast trains and roads, the hovering cable cars and the river. The changes taking place are vast and structural and in their wake is the cultural shift of the area with all its social and commercial potential for both creation and destruction. These changes can be seen in both negative and positive ways by different people; residents, investors, contractors, and local businesses. This piece offers for contemplation a compacted glimpse of the vast structural systems within which, and through which, all these people relate.
Oysters in Bloom (detail) ’13
In this ink, watercolour and gouache series I celebrate the beautiful things we find underfoot.
Helicopter Leaves in Violet ’13
Especially those that have carried life, in wood, or bone, or shell, or sap: objects that I find endlessly fascinating. There’s also a focus on the colours of this time of year, which are my favourite. See the full gallery here.
Autumn of Albion – ’13
I am on Camden Market in the East Yard every Sunday until Christmas with prints of my work. (And possibly more often too!) If you want to find me there or find out when I’m next going email firstname.lastname@example.org
I’m back on the market!! I’ll be down there every Sunday (and some Fridays) until Christmas – and probably more days – look here, or call/email me to find out when i’ll next be down:
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I will be selling prints like last year – with a whole years worth of new material including the ‘Musicians, Writers & Philosophers’ project and a peak into a new series I’m beginning – ‘Whimsy’ yes, whimsy – until I find a better name for my playful little figures.
I will also be selling framed work and prints in frames that I have handmade for each individual work. – small selection of prints below!
‘Dots and Dashes – Dance’ – ’13
‘Kicking Up the Leaves’ – ’13
Devendra Banhart – Old Folk Song 2013
Mississippi John Hurt – I’m Satisfied – 2013
Love Knot ’13
Autumn Spring IV ’13
Autumn Spring – ’13 – Full Series
Joni In Green
Camden View from Bridge 2.
Camden View from Bridge 1.
Bertrand Russell and Eccentricity “Do not fear to be eccentric… every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”
look forward to seeing some friendly faces down the market!