Drawing on the influence of anime, comic books, Otaku culture, and animal compendiums, the work of Nicholas Di Genova features an encyclopedic range of constructed creatures ranging from soft and nurturing to calculating and military.
Tristram Lansdowne’s paintings question ideas of permanence and function inherent in our constructed environments. Outmoded 20th century architectural ideas mix with present day urban environments in delicately painted watercolours, depicting incongruous, mysterious structures.
Primarily concerned with the various taxonomic functions of history, Nedham’s works on paper exhibit a technical proficiency and enamoured exploration of natural history’s complex and overlapping structures.
Luke Painter’s fictional landscapes and figure pieces enlarge and re-contextualize the tropes of traditional wood engravings to create surreal outdoor spaces or ornamental busts of historical looking individuals.
Craig Porter's work sets out to explore the tension of delicacy and destruction, employing various mould making, casting techniques and meshing diverse objects such as tentacles and yams; chrome Zeppelins and deer; chicken feet and scaffold into an intricate web of histories and fabrications.