I have experimented a lot with natural materials in my work, recently creating a sculpture of found bones, Thames clay and scraps of old wood found on my street. Earlier on in my practice I made a curiosity cabinet of found items from the river Kelvin in Glasgow which was later used as my degree show piece.
“It often feels like the clock stopped ticking months ago. ‘Life as it is’, life as we remember it, ground to a halt, allowing a strange sense of stillness to filter in. Objects are left behind, spaces are abandoned as the rhythm or normalcy skips a beat. It’s been summer for months – it’s been a different year all along, or at least it feels like it.
KristofLab, has collected photos empty cities such as Madrid, which was developed into creating a first piece of the series. Subsequently, he received photos from many parts of the world from volunteers for the project.
With a distinctive style and keen eye for colour, Esme combines digital artwork with her background in traditional art, to create digital pieces with a truly authentic feel. Esme hopes in the long term to become a champion and advocate for disabled, female, and minority artists.
As every other illustrator out there, she never stopped drawing, so studying arts was the right call, after specializing in printmaking she moved to illustration gradually.
As an artist, I dwell for a moment of solitude, it is essential to our well-being and crucial for our soul.
To be independent and still in the moment. To accept your own presence and above all, your being. To reflect and turn within.
The concept behind this project is how we see ourselves when we look in the mirror, the physiological warfare we battle within our day to day lives and also focusing on how do people see us?
With my lines, I trace the journey of a thought, born a truth only to become a redacted voice. I cut away to reveal these empty spaces in between. The question remains, what is left when these elements are removed?
The art piece submitted by Alfred does not have a title, the first ideas Alfred had about the theme of ‘solitude’ all conveyed very dark dingy images.
However, after researching Alfred found that solitude does not always convey an image of isolation and loneliness.