Lockdown Series

Date: June 11, 2020 Category:
NEW NORMAL May 2020

 

DESCRIPTION

My studio has been a sanctuary during Covid-19 lockdown. A space to retreat to. A place to work things out. It seemed imperative to make a visual response to the fast unfolding of the pandemic and to document its repercussions and impact as I was experiencing it. I worked fast. Using materials that offered¬† immediacy and directness. Large scale. Important to somehow ‘pin down this moment’. To represent. To bear witness. Each piece expanded to fill my studio wall: 5ft x 9ft. They have the feel of an epic Grecian frieze, telling the tale of a great historic narrative, as it happened. I envisage them displayed together in one space, filling the walls. Or in an outside space as big banners or hoardings or billboards. Impossible to ignore.