17 SEPTEMBER 2022 - 8 OCTOBER 2022 Combat Prize finalists exhibition, Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori, Livorno, Italy
8 SEPTEMBER - 8 OCTOBER 2022 Roots of Day - group exhibition JC Gallery Mayfair, London, UK
3 OCTOBER - 21 NOVEMBER 2021 Arte Laguna Prize finalists exhibition Arsenale Nord, Venice, Italy
21 OCTOBER - 5 NOVEMBER 2021 One Step Closer to the Sky - Solo Show JC Gallery Mayfair, London, UK
Solo show 21 October - 5 November 2021 JC Gallery Mayfair In Roots of Day we begin with a question: Do we need to create artificial environments to tell stories, in linear space?
What stirred this question was considering our culture as an era of atemporality. A network culture that does not tell stories in linear fashion: beginning, middle and end, but through a network of search engines and omnivorous crowd funded consensus. This is not to say, stories with a beginning, middle and end do not exist, but rather our culture is becoming less of a literary culture and can be defined through multitudes of networks that drive how we process information.
Looking at the natural world and its multitudes of networks it would seem divergent for humans to think in linear terms. A departure from this supreme example. It has been suggested that this is because of our anxiety of loss and death. A need to archive everything and catalogue it as a way of quelling our fears of loss. But because of the pace and our exposure to newness, this archiving has begun to accumulate everything and encapsulate all eras. An archive for all time.
In this space we have present, the absence of the past. A harvest festival, originally a place for telling stories and discussion, now artifice. A relic of an unused habitual place, straining our new conversational style with art, in the age of atemporality. Under The Same Sky Oil on canvas and embroidered threads 31" in diameter 2022 Around One Hearth Oil on canvas 90x55x2" 2022 Sunrise Waterfall Brass tube and coloured threads Site specific installation 59"x78"x2" 2022 One Step Closer to the Sky Copper frame and elastic threads 51"x41"x12" 2022 beatrice.spadea DOWNLOAD THE CATALOG Represented in England by JC Gallery
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