is a collection of abstract works by the artist dmcq. The exhibition
consists of a selection of oil, acrylic and mixed media works produced
between 2013 and the present. The journey is an exploration through
these mediums and through the geographical and musical landscapes
inspiring the works.
of rhythm, dance and movement, tranquillity, reflection and presence
are all explored as the paintings flow through a world of abstractness.
colour and shape are abundant.
cross, textures drag while colours overlap and merge, creating forms,
occupying the surrounding space.
works are never planned, they are in the moment. The paints are applied
to the canvas with palette knives and
objects, often painted on the floor, on the horizontal plane, grounded.
The resulting shapes and colour illuminate and captivate the
imagination. Their abstract and what may seem, chaotic nature,
unveiling a colourful play stretching into their titles. While somewhat
whimsical, are more metaphorical of reflection, amorphous quotation and
the end,one sees what one wants to see, the formless nature of the
works, flirting with colour, alive in their space. In the eyes of the
all is ... a journey … and
accompanying the opening is an electronic soundscape, tempesity, produced by apollo59 and directly
re-interpreted via the eclectic resonances of anunusualleopard.
journey will be in flux and change
each month over its duration through colour, sound and being.
was a thought played out in music, its colours, its textures,
its rhythms, its pulse..
thought took on its own life with oils and music became thought played
out in painting,
merged, they are one, they move between the other, the other between
movement, the shifting colours, the changing sound, the colour of
notes, the sounds of colours, their mix, their tempo.
creates itself, a world absorbed in itself, a contained unit, an
organism, self generating in the now.
mindfully eerie than mindlessly ecstatic..
sound, a colour, changing, in flux, moving amongst itself, in the
moment in the present, conscious, aware completely in being completely
sees what one wants to see, the formless, shapeless nature of the
works, flirting with colour, playing with sound,
escape, a landscape, a soundscape alive in their space. In the eyes of
the beholder, to the ears of the knower...
eventually, all is ... a