With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.
Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.
Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.
Liam Stevens is drawn to the relationship between the expressive forms of the natural world and the assembly of architectonic geometry found in the city where he lives. Observing the development of urban space, Stevens look at the way in which natural elements respond and interact, producing work that stems from both the organic and constructed world we inhabit. Influenced by nature, though not intending to reproduce it, work is an arrangement of component parts, usually rectilinear and often imbued with an element of the architectural.Read More
Adopting line and form in repeat format, process also draws parallels with both nature's ability to produce countless variations of the same object, such as raindrops or leaves on a tree, and our own fabricated environment, with its duplicate grids, structures and intersections. Stevens explore these similarities through connections in material and space, giving the intervals between as much emphasis as the segments that enclose it. Primarily using simple color washes retained within solid edges and ruled boundaries on raw canvas, he also develop practice through drawing, constructions and reliefs made with wood, canvas or paper.
Text courtesy One Four.
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