Martyn Cross

Martyn Cross

Artist, Writer

Cross creates noire outtakes, half coffee, half catastrophe.  

Patrick Brandon, poet and artist, 2015


The work of Martyn Cross provides us with snapshots and artefacts from a fictional archaeology of outsiderdom. Using paint and collage, Cross modifies found images of homely comforts into visions from the end days of the human project. In his offerings we find dirty sleeping bags, a pile of pastry bones, a spent campfire. A cast of fugitive misfits perform uncertain rites, lose limbs or grow too much hair. And when they go into hiding the effect is all the more uncanny...  

Brendan Lancaster, artist, 2014


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Location Bristol, South West
Activities Practice-based research, Critical writing, Creative writing, Curating, Collecting
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Installation, Mixed Media, Painting, Unclassified
Tags Painting, Outsider, Uncanny, Vandalism, Method

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