15th – 18th August, 2014. (Solo show). Franfrantou. Weserstrasse 53, 12045 Berlin. This show presented an opportunity to develop my work in a tight time window of just two weeks. I focused on working quickly, which helped maintain a fresh feel to the final pieces. Artwork on show: Setting up ‘A slice of life’ exhibition
There’s a common custom in Berlin, to leave unwanted items that might be useful to other people, in a cardboard box outside your house. In this way I acquired a child’s tutu dress. The exhibition ‘A slice of life’ at Franfrantou focused on ideas of mortality. As the drawings float and dance they conjure feelings […]
Oil pastel on paper on cardboard.When I see nature I like, I sometimes put it in a plastic bag and take it home. That’s a typical modern experience of nature. This composite drawing compromises of studies of various types of leaves found in Berlin and a blue plastic bag, used to collect the leaves.The final […]
These are drawings of 9 different knives in 6 different colours. The knives were drawn turning to produce drawings from different angles. The drawings were cut-out on cardboard and secured to the wall to create a rain of knives, albeit made beautiful by a rainbow of colour.
8th – 15th August 2014. Bartleby & co. Boppstr. 2, 10967, Berlin. Artwork on show: Exhibition statement In Berlin I’ve been drawing objects with relevance to my experience of living here for the past 7 weeks. The heat and humidity of the German summer has meant I’ve carried water with me. This is a learnt behaviour […]
These drawings of a women’s gardening glove, were part of an exhibition at Bartleby in Berlin, Germany. This pair of gloves were bought from a Bauhaus hardware store in Berlin. I cut away parts of the drawings to reveal the coloured and patterned paper underneath. This is not the first time I’ve drawn gloves. More […]