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Corinne Charton - Pieced together

04th November 2021 to 21st November 2021

Corinne Charton - Pieced together 

4-21 November, 

Opening Night 4 November 2021, 6-9pm

Collage, in one form or another has been a part of my Art practice for a very long time…. probably for ever.


From how I in my Video Practice stick together frames in different sequences from how the original footage was meant to be, to creating new visual narratives in my painting practice, derived from a multitude of personal and found photos, images from magazines or found online. 


Although I gather my materials from a multitude of sources, I am not interested in any kind of double reading of each element, I am not adhering to Picasso’s statement about trying “…to get rid of ‘trompe l’oeil’ to find a ‘trompe l’espirit’… If a piece of newspaper can become a bottle, that gives us something to think about in connection with both newspapers and bottles, too.” 


It is the combination of the real and metaphorical gluing together of each component; Letraset ruboffs, cut-outs from magazines etc. that I am interested in.  I often stick these on top of very old book pages that I have added ink and pastels, melted either through a heating source or diluted in alcohol thus somehow slightly contradicting myself with regards to not wanting to find a ‘trompe l’espirit’


Gallery opening hours:  Thursday-Sunday,  12-6pm