Niagara Falls Projects is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Joseph Long. The title of the exhibition Celestial Body, Spiritual Earth is taken from Henry Corbin's 1977 book on the rituals of floral meditation and psychic reactions. This book provides a starting point for a new body of work that continues Long's enquiry into our relationship with plants and their ever evolving cultural significance. For this exhibition, his paintings will be accompanied by wall-mounted screens, glass tables and botanical publications.
Joseph Long, b.1985, London UK, lives and works in Bexhill-on-sea, he graduated with an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include Iris Decora, Project 78, St Leonards-on-sea, 2015, Attached to Plants, Public School, Los Angeles, 2012, Denim Harlequin, Rowing, London, 2011, Joseph Long, MOT International, London, 2010. Selected group exhibitions include The Dark Ages, Supplement, London, 2017, Seasons, Acava, London, 2017, Editions 15, Project 78, St Leonards-on-sea, 2015, OFF SITE, Rod Barton, London, 2012, Arab Spring, Plaza Plaza, London, 2012, The Secret Life of Plants, Peles Empire, London, 2011, Figure of Merit, WAC Contemporary, London, 2012, MOT International, 2010, London, New Contemporaries, London, Liverpool, 2008, Radio Reitveld, Stedjlick Museum, Amsterdam, 2007