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29 November 2018 – 28 April 2019

 

5th March – 6th April

Using printmaking and photography, Bennenbroek’s work discusses the relationship between people and place, how we leave a mark on a place, and how a place leaves its mark on us through memory.

 

Having lost her mother, Bennenbroek’s work discusses ecology and its relation both physically and metaphorically to grief, trauma, and loss over a period of time. In Living Memory’ considers the connection of how landscapes develop into ruin is parallel to our own human frailty.

 

 

Cheyenne Rose is a painter and collage artist who often works by reconstructing images from magazines and the media. She is drawn to the process of placing multiple images together and tearing them apart. Each tear is seen as a new landscape, a new narrative, uncovering a new existence.

Influenced by the way physical images have been overshadowed within the digital age, Cheyenne’s work explores perceptions of the ideal from the influence of the internet and social media.

“Pheobe”, “Tabitha” and “Lily” are a series constructed through standardization within society shown through brands and advertising.These feminine ideals propose an outcome of mass-consumption, appearance and identity.

 

Lily

Lily

Phoebe

Phoebe

 

Tabitha

Tabitha

Kate Bedford’s sublime landscapes probe at metaphysical possibilities. Drawing from the natural environment, as well as mythological narratives, the traditional landscape is transformed into a vast scape of cosmic concerns. The concept of time is an overarching thematic, where techniques and materials are used to emphasis light.

 

The paintings are often referred to as portals into otherworldly spaces. While the works contain the sentimental and idealistic, they also portray notions of decay and ruin, as hints of the apocalypse loom in the distance.