|Faisal Abdu' Allah|
|Often focusing on the figure, Faisal either uses
himself as a model or uses representations of his friends and family. His
work covers fine art printmaking, the use of mixed media and photographic
installation based work.Faisals residency work will be displayed on
the African Worlds
balcony gallery from 5 November 2001 to 3 March 2002 at The Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, SE 23
|Born 1967, Blenheim Crescent London W11 in the
middle of a party...the rest is history.
Shows include; Rebecca Hossack Gallery. Paris Art Fair 2000. M+S Headquaters.
Commissions include; Cruise Ships. Restaurants. Offices. Castles. Toilets. Friends. Weddings. Car Fanatics, etc.
|We breathe each others breath, inhale
the dust of each others flesh in the city... in the city... in the
city... It is the brick that is the interface dividing tube station
and tunnel from the sky - As you spill out of the escalators and steps into
the flow and flux of city centre strife - LOOK it is the brick keeping us
working and living only five feet apart - The BRICK start counting... 1,
2, 3 - what do you see? Look closer see ME... Traceys working practice
and use of material are currently dealing with the elements of air and earth
in their substance. (See The Face magazine August 01). In their content
her works deal with an ethnomethodological approach to the interaction that
|1965 Born, Bristol
1989 Graduated, Goldsmiths College, London
Currently lives and works in Devon
|During the jagged course of their development,
musician/artists the Mekons have evolved from their political punk origins
into a highly respected presence renowned for their integrity and intelligence.
They have produced over 20 albums, art exhibitions and a book, a controversial
deconstructionist event with performance artist Vito Acconci and a truly
depraved rock opera with post punk porn feminist Kathy Acker.
|Born 1963 in Harlow town, Essex.
Youngest of eight children to immigrant parents from Burma. His Dad worked in an electronics factory and died aged 67 when Barry was 13. Moved to London in 1983 and still obsessed with drawing.
|The work draws upon the body and landscape. Within these realms I examine issues of history and power. The paintings at first appear as if they are still, beautiful and almost paradisiacal representations, yet this is far from what they are intended to be. Beyond their flawless facades is an atmosphere that attempts to evoke a sense of unease. Discussing this subject matter through landscape is a deliberate ploy to seduce the viewer into the paintings alluring and glossy surfaces before presenting them with questions that look at the present state of the world and mans role within it.|
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