drawn at the British Museum.
Happy happy to be in this group show called 5 x 7 at the Hardy Tree Gallery – opening this Thursday 5th December.
I have 15 works included in the exhibition, all of which are for sale. There are 11 paintings from the Jurassic Strip series and 4 brand new works, including an assemblage piece entitled ’1913′.
SJ Fowler has got 15 x animali calligrams in the exhibition and boy they are awesome like Hedgehog:
An evening that filled me with joy. So lucky to know these wondrous saints that dance as mimi spirits; they are the sound of mimih…
all photographs © ALEXANDER KELL
God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates Man. Man destroys God. Man creates Dinosaurs.
- Dr. Ian Malcolm
This collaboration came about from our mutual love of Jurassic Park or more integrally: our love of Jeff Goldblum’s portrayal of Dr. Ian Malcolm. My visual translations of SJ Fowler‘s poetry cause dinosaurs (ourselves?) to run around, panicked in nuclear apocalypse, &/or it is Jurassic Park in the Middle East.
Here is a free e-book version of JURASSIC STRIP published by Bear Press.
It might be its function to not have meaning. I mean people might be grasping for meaning but meaning is not grasping for the people, or grasping for the meaning.' - Ray Johnson, Oral history interview with Ray Johnson, 1968 Apr. 17, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
David Kelly-Mancaux alias Erkembode is a liminal artist, who has established himself for his evocative and expressive paintings and mixed media modernist works.