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a series of woodcut prints made without a press. Based on the landescape, abstract
oil paint on MDF
from 'Las Noticias' series, 2014, ongoing
oil paint on wood
21 x 29.5 cm
Work produced during a residency with The Art House, Wakefield in November 2014. The work responds to Fell House, an ex-West Yorkshire Police office building. It was developed from audience responses to a questionnaire about work and identity, research into body language and Myers Briggs personality types as instrumentalised in the workplace.
Born from a stack of ArtReview magazines that have been bought habitually for several years, this series of collages are explorative of instinctive and aesthetic decision making, processes of building and connecting, colour, form and journey.
The PRESENCE photographs were taken in the then predominately African-Caribbean community of Moss Side and represent Cooper's first attempt at exploring social documentary aged 18 years. It was Cooper's implicit intention to produce a series of powerful images that captured the post-colonial experiences of African-Caribbean immigrants in Thatcherite Britain two years after the Uprisings.
This large scale drawing was created by Elaine Allison and Patricia Bray during an artists’ residency at Kunstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop, Germany. It explores notions of Paradise using as source material art historical (Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ and Breugel’s ‘Paradise’) and Koranic (Paradise Garden carpet) references. Ideas presented by friends and colleagues in answer to a short...
Tender, intense, complex male female relationship - merging - overpowering and serrating.
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