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Inside Outside at l'étrangère gallery

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Inside Outside

Continuing my absorption and engagement with the language and aspirations of modernist architecture design and art, for my first exhibition at l'étrangère, I treated the spaces of the gallery as subjects to be reinterpreted; the homogenous model of the white cube reformed via signifiers of a familiar, domestic interior. The installation consisted of framing elements of the gallery space by applying vertical/horizontal strips of coloured vinyl onto the gallery walls.

The three colours used were yellow, turquoise and red, which corresponded with the partial coloured framing that I employed within the paintings, as well as the sculptures that sat around the gallery. Turning the gallery walls into extensions of the paintings, everything in the show inter-connected, applying an interior design logic to a space normally associated with fetishised isolation.

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