New Art Highlights
23 - 29 August 2021
New Art Highlights of the week includes: Caroline Watson, Charlotte Harker, Jeannie Driver and Sue Mann
Dark Matters, 2021 by Caroline Watson
Three punch and Judy puppets; a white devil, death and Toby who stands inside a booth like Anubis.
Private Jet, 2021 by Charlotte Harker
The Space Between, 2021 by Jeannie Driver
Commissioned for the Dazzle & Disrupt exhibition at Quay Arts, Isle of Wight.
this installation expands Jeannie's wall installations into the 3D space as walk in drawing.
Based on the isometric grid, the installation of charcoal coated shapes and paper lines, appear on the wall. Hovering shapes in the mid and foreground, invite the viewer into the drawing, to frame their own view and look for space between. Through this movement, lines interact and distance is put into question, reflecting the intention of the Dazzle designs purpose of altering the perception of distance, movement and scale.
11 wall mounted charcoal rhomboid forms, charocal coated paper strips, stainless steel pins, 4 suspended rhomboid forms, three spines with charcoal coated paper strips, light and shadow.
Drawings we have lived, 2021 by Sue Mann
Digital prints of graphite drawings, digital drawing and cut outs on layers of sheer fabric, steel frame
This work is developed from the 'Drawing Breath' series and inspired by Bachelard's idea, 'Thus we cover the universe with drawings we have lived'. The drawings are installed to enable a conversation between the layers when activated by light in the space.