Bridget Smith | Frith Avenue Gallery

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In all of the work there is a sure distance, I need to maintain the viewer exterior of those worlds; it’s a part of not figuring out one thing that creates a need of a craving.’

Bridget Smith (b. 1966, Essex) works with images, video and site-specific installations to discover the connection between the actual and the imagined inside social and architectural areas. Using the properties of sunshine, color, sample and scale, she creates an area the place the ‘unreal’ emerges as an aesthetic expertise. Her art work addresses our conflicted need to really feel each linked and transported: inside society, the panorama and the broader universe. Smith’s method to images interweaves a number of positions: analogue and digital, nonetheless and transferring, and the {photograph} as each sculpture and object.

 

The structure of the cinema and its part parts have remained a recurring theme all through Smith’s profession. Blueprint for a Sea (rising) (2015) ‘re-imagines an exterior landscape through interior space’, whereas utilizing one of many earliest types of photographic apply, the cyanotype, on a singular scale. Such explorations of images itself, as medium, course of and materiality, have extra lately manifested in experiments with the depiction of sunshine and the illustration of infinite house. Objects in Space is a collection of ambrotype and tintype photos, predominantly of crystals and glass objects. Smith is within the deep black of the glass floor and waxed polished tin and its correspondence to each the inactivated cell phone display, and the blackness of outer house. ‘The resulting works’, feedback the artist, ‘explore the poetic alchemy of matter as well as the historical significance of image consumption across time.’ 


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