Daniel Trivedy | Ephemeral Coast

27 Jun 2017 – 6 Aug 2017

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Tuesday - Sunday, Bank Holiday Monday
11am - 5pm

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Mission Gallery

Swansea, United Kingdom

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Using art as a method of investigation, Daniel’s practice involves a convoluted process of research, thinking and material play that rarely produces a defined end or outcome.


What has developed over a period of time are a number of divergent strands of conversation that skirt themes of connection, belonging and global citizenship. Daniel is interested in our psychological relationship to each other. What are the origins, ramifications and consequences of these relationships? How are these relationships changing in an increasingly connected but seemingly divided world?  

Daniel’s upcoming work for the Mission Gallery is informed by his return trip to the area of the former migrant camp in Calais known as the Jungle.  Daniel first visited the area in August 2015 and returns to contemplate the site following its erasure.

Daniel is a Swansea based artist and has exhibited in the UK and internationally. He has undertaken a number of residencies including Rhagrajpur International Arts and Craft Exchange, Odisha, India. Daniel has exhibited as an individual and as part of group shows. Solo exhibitions include Migrant X (Elysium Gallery), Where World’s Collide and The Story of Willis (Oxfam, Swansea). Group Shows include Rhod in Roath (Cardiff), Blast (Tabernacle, Port Talbot) and Boxed (Ragged School, Swansea). He is currently part of the Cross Pollination project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.


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