Poesy Painting Joss Cole

8 Nov 2013 – 7 Dec 2013

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Wednesday-Saturday 10.am-5.00pm

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Poesy Painting


OCCUPY MY TIME GALLERY Presents Joss Cole Poesy Painting. poӢeӢsy n. pl. poӢeӢsies 1. Poetical works; poetry. 2. The art or practice of composing poems 3.The inspiration involved in composing poetry Private View 8th November 6.00-9.00pm Exhibition Continues until 7th December SLAM 29th November gallery open from 10.00am-9.00pm This exhibition, 'Poesy Painting', is based on a conceptual link between literature (poetry), visual art and life. I have been looking to make paintings that are connected to poetry which do not follow the often cringe worthy pairing of the adjective, 'poetic', and painting. The works focus on areas such as visual and verbal puns, semantic content, rhythm and the real life ways both physical and visual that poetry can be considered a key discourse in painting. My paintings are a visual representation of the poetry of epiphany, moments of creative inspiration and a merging of the poetic and artist myth making. In the work there is a visual/poetry element, linking the painting of a scene with the margins of the image where visual debate comes to life. I place quotes and sketches that help to guide the viewers own understanding of text, debate, historical moment and image. I try to keep in my paintings frayed sections and perforated elements that go against the visual rules of the image. This is to reflect in paint and words the invisible concepts placed upon a place or a moment where creation has occurred. Joss Cole graduated from Wimbledon College of art and was recipient of the Chadwell Award 2011-12, he works at Acme studios, Deptford, http://www.occupymytimearts.yolasite.com/ www.josscole.co.uk joss.cole@gmail.com https://twitter.com/Revisited OCCUPY MY TIME GALLERY Director Sue Cohen Enclave 9 Resolution Way Deptford SE8 4AL Contact Sue Cohen for further details at suecohen@ntlworld.com Tel: 07931 536327 www.occupymytimearts.yolasite.com www.omtgallery.tumblr.com Open Wed - Sat : 10am - 5pm Nearest Train Station: Deptford: Overground. Deptford Bridge: DLR New Cross: London Overground. Bus: 188, 47, 199

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