Exhibition

Elusive

20 Jan 2008 – 24 Feb 2008

Event times

Sundays 12 ௿½ 6pm or by appointment

Cost of entry

FREE

The Parlour Studios & Project Space

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • 24, 46
  • Chalk Farm, Kentish Town

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Elusive presents a world where things are not quite what they seem. These things are not illusions; they appear to be like fleeting elements in the world made up of symbols and distorted meanings. Elusive brings together newly commissioned works by London-based artists Yu-Chen Wang, Cyril Lepetit and Andro Semeiko, and Tbilisi- based artist Mamuka Japaridze. A thread of surrealism links the works in this exhibition. The representational and distorted quality of Yu-Chen Wang௿½s drawing engages us in a non-narrative story telling. In contrast to her work, Cyril Lepetit places himself in manipulated situations in his performances questioning contemporary gendered hierarchies. In his paintings Andro Semeiko is puppeteering a knight in armour on his tragicomic quests. Along with these, Mamuka Japaridze௿½s film and prints present us with visual and language puzzles, which let us adopt sensitivity and appreciation of the process of recreating meanings. Curated by BasementArtProject.com

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