EXHIBITION & RESIDENCY

AT

LANDGUARD FORT, FELIXSTOWE

4 April – 4 MAY 2009

LOGO LOGO                                     photograph Emma Johnson

This exhibition looks at the creative aspects of recycling, deconstructing and re-building found reference materials (books, maps, etc) into artworks.

Emma uses objects, images, and text to explore recurring themes such as the fragmented nature of memory, time and history. Found objects are reconstructed into artworks which often have a defined structural or ‘architectural’ form relating to the space they inhabit, but also standing as a tangible and symbolic presence of the information contained within (books, maps, letters, etc).

The exhibition brings together a series of installations and sculptures dealing with issues of deconstruction and transformation and the ambiguity of communication, and  includes an ongoing series of work dealing with maps, their imagery and concepts. A series of maps and atlases have been painstakingly ‘dissected’ by the artist, revealing a radically altered visual and physical structure.


3456455396_7d93198d1d_bphotograph by Andrew Culture


3455632349_b63127d41cphotograph by Andrew Culture


3456466240_2b6c5c7cb4* photograph by Andrew Culture


Andrew Laws / Dislocationphotograph by Andrew Culture




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