The Path of Least Resistance Jamie North Taking cues from the figs and ferns that cling to many a city crevice, this body of work seeks to document, emulate and embroider this observed condition. Inorganic concrete is melded with a cast of indigenous lithophytes. Their adventurous roots seek to exploit the structural weakness of their host. Will this engagement lead to the demise of the structure and/or plant? Or is it a slow waltz toward eventual oneness? Time will tell.
Jamie North is a Sydney based photographer and artist.
GALLERY 2 Manya Ginori
“For me colour is pure thought, therefore totally incapable of being expressed in words. It is just as abstract as a mathematical formula or a philosophical concept. If a work of art (which can be a painting, a sculpture or an object yet to be defined) has a single reason for being, it is to show in the clearest, the most intelligible and the most sensual way its characteristics which cannot be described in words, and if possible, allow them to be shared.” Daniel Buren, ‘Interview with Jerome Sans: Daniel Buren on the Subject of…” (2006)
Manya Ginori is a Sydney artist, whose current work explores the visual and phenomenological experience of colour and space in non-figurative painting via the manipulation of systems, modularity, seriality and geometric abstraction.