Exploring the conflicting and troubling relationship between childhood innocence and the architecture of war has been a consistently developed theme throughout my work. Once attending a school built on top of a WWII German Gun Battery, I aim to highlight elements of my personal experience; the strangeness, absurdity and contradictions of a place marked by war- stripped bare concrete carcasses left abandoned for children’s play after the real warring. The work in Concrete Jungle is the beginning of a new body of work that features the more illicit relationship between young people and derelict buildings; graffiti, illegal parties, sex and drugs.
‘Factory Reset’ is the debut solo exhibition by artist Duncan Poulton, with new work spanning digital collage, moving image, digital painting and installation.
When does a photo move from harmless narcissism to offensive?
The UK is sweltering in a heatwave at the time of writing and that means museums or galleries have been half-jokingly enticing people in by mentioning they have air conditioning –
Art in a church, underground and lighting up the darkness.