LOCATION The Stone Space, 6 Church Lane, Leytonstone E11 1HG Oct 16—26. The gallery is 2 mins from Leytonstone Tube (Central Line)
OPEN Sat 12-5 Sun 12-4 Thurs 2-6 Fri 2-6
CURATORS CreativeBloc at www.thestonespace.wordpress.com
MEANING(S) Rust versus gloss. Real v digital. Form v time. Use v abuse. Finds v losses. Salvage v rejection. Life v death. Memory v oblivion. Beauty v prettiness. Protection v indifference. Survival v all odds.
MATERIALS Used sandpaper. Wrecked shoes. Old bottle-tops. Discarded cardboard. Hardened paint-rollers. Exhausted exhausts. Plus fragments from belongings of late loved ones eg chair of artmaker’s unforgotten brother, paintbox of artmaker’s unforgotten mother.
I put my trust in the materials that confront me because they put me in touch with the unknown