Canwood Gallery 2: Exhibition 1st July – 13th August 2017
Open: Tuesdays – Saturdays 10 am to 5pm
When our love for nature is abundant, but a desire to ‘save’ it is stifled by a conditioning that distracts us with endless consumption and expansion, a re-evaluation of our priorities and of our perspective on life is required.
7 artists take a thought provoking and emotionally charged look at the beauty and vulgarity of human relationships with the natural world and our current disassociation from it.
When our impact on the world in isolated in sound bites we feel a fleeting outrage, yet fail to absorb the scale of our effect. As a tool for communication art has the advantage of not relying solely on the limitations of language and intellect, but can impart a lasting emotional realisation of a truth that may be hidden from waking consciousness.
In bringing together these images and forms, that are the emotional responses of various artists, a small immersive world is created, a world where emotion, language and intellect focus the viewer and isolate the distractions of modernity.
The intention of this exhibition is to create this focus and to use it to further contemporary discussions on the direction of humanity and the individuals place within it.
For more information on the artists exhibiting in Vulgar Earth please see…