New Art Highlights
10 - 16 January
New Art Highlights of the week includes: Lorna Johnson, Linda Izan, Nikki Allford and Ewan Robertson.
Pressed for thought, 2021 by Lorna Johnson
"Packed and pressed together we are one,
but as time goes on we change.
Not only are we buried beneath the earth,
the tarnish has set in and a further layer of matter is upon us."
Full thought - part of practice-led PhD
Sculptural object - kindling wood, various silver fabric, thread
Perception of Taste_1 - WINE, 2000 by Linda Izan
Ceramic Tableware based on the perception of taste.This work explores the sensation of WINE going over the tastebuds.
Gush, 2021 by Nikki Allford
Gush comments on the rise in domestic abuse as difficult home situations intensified during lockdown.
Electrical tape, mixed media
Non-nuclear Semiotics, 2022 by Ewan Robertson
The second of three new sculptural works made for Iron: Translating Territories
Artists: Pawel Czekanski | Clare Flatley | Gordon Munro RSA | Rachel Nolan | Ewan Robertson | Oana Stanciu | Michal Staszczak
IRON: Translating Territories examines iron’s multiple facets and roles by seeking new routes and practices to map unfamiliar territories and possibilities through art practice. The exhibition will unveil diverse understandings of the physical world around us and explore the creative potential and complexity in this singular material. Academician Gordon Munro RSA has assembled a pan-European group of artists, each bringing a unique perspective in their responses to the place of iron in our lives and its use as an artistic medium.