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playpaint

Artist

Painting is a combinatory and blending system modified and diversified by edition. 

New forms assemble as ricochets deviate laterally from impacted paint stacks.  Smothered in slimy paint, the volatile architecture ripples then fractures and splays across lurid gloss surfaces. Peels of paint reveal expanses of engineered iridescence, repeated then inverted until gestural machine structure accumulates alternating contrast.  Autocatalytic velocities default to infinite variation as aerosol dispensers punctuate chromatic junk.  The spoilt paint unravels, or congeals, or disperses across finely calibrated terrain, threaded through the faceted surfaces of future games and internal storage. Multiple metallic painterly procedures navigate dirty systems, whilst misaligned geometries are saturated in arbitrary colour, always partially obliterated by inaccuracy and programmed errors.  Focused high fidelity tech noir blends with high resolution deselected synthetic content.  Paused paintings and on off paintings paused.  A double compression.  An accretion of complexity and possibility.  Amplified and endless.

playpaint make paintings to make paintings. 

 

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Location London
Artforms / type of project Painting
Website http://www.playpaint.co.uk

News & Events

  • This Year's Model

    9 January - 1 February 2015 / Membership Group Show Studio 1.1 57a Redchurch Street Shoreditch London E2 7DJ http://www.studio1-1.co.uk

  • Second Floor Studios & Arts (SFSA) – Open Studios November 2014

    Weekend / Sat 15 Nov – Sun 16 Nov 11:00 – 18:00 Second Floor Studios & Arts Harrington Way (off Warspite Road), London, SE18 5NR www.secondfloor.co.uk/documentcache/sfsa-os-aw14-map.pdf

  • amplifier (part three)

    12/10/2014 – 18/10/2014
    Flat 3 25 Brondesbury Road London NW6 6BA

    Multiple metallic painterly procedures navigate dirty systems, whilst misaligned geometries are saturated in arbitrary colour, partially obliterated by inaccuracy and programmed errors.

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  • Upstairs at the Marksman

    30/01/2014 – 07/02/2014
    Upstairs at the Marksman, the Marksman pub at 254 Hackney Road, London E2 7SJ

    Group exhibition with Ben Cottrell, Maggie Hills, playpaint, Mari Reijnders, Sean Reynard and Rachel Tweddell. Opening Thursday 30th January 7 - 11pm

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