What is itNULL
What is itNULL
NOT NECCESARILY ENGLISH.
Where is itNULL
THE BAKEHOUSE GALLERY, CHAPEL STREET, PENZANCE, CORNWALL TR18 5LV.UK.
When is itNULL
DECEMBER 16TH 1999 UNTIL FEBRUARY THE 6TH 2000.
Whats so special about itNULL
CONTEMPORARY ART IN CORNWALL.
We know about the St Ives School!
THERE IS MORE.
KERNEWECK IS OLDER THAN ENGLISH, CORNWALLS DIASPORA EMERGE IN THE U.S.A.,
AUSTRALIA, AFRICA AND SOUTH AMERICA,PERHAPS THIS MILLENIUM WITH THE ART OF
ANDREW LANYON, AGNES MERCEDES, JONATHAN POLKEST AND ROGER DAVISON THOSE
CULTURAL CONNECTIONS EMERGE IN A CONTEMPORARY CONTEXT.
So whats it aboutNULL
CELEBRATING OUR COMMONALITY.
Exhibition of Video Installation by Agnes Mercedes,
Book Art by Andrew Lanyon,
Paintings by Roger Davidson,
Drawings by Jonathan Polkest.
The work of four artists in differing mediums about the culture and identity
of Cornwall that presents a new perspective on one of the oldest cultures in
The work of Agnes Mercedes succinctly presents her celtic heritage and
challenges the predominantly male world of reason.Her Video Installation;
The Opposite of Reason, highlights the fundamental pre christian strands of
culture absorbed through mother daughter links and the regenerating myths
that dominant English media often overlooks.
The Book Art of Andrew Lanyon represents a part of this foremost artists
extremely wide parish of involvment including film, many will know of his
genuinely extensive back catologue of uncompromising subject matter and
Roger Davidson is a painter from West Cornwall whose work combines the ethos
of his environment against abstracted elements colliding with imaginary
symbols from the sphere of the psyche. A resurfacing simplicity is promised
in the development of these new images.
Jonathan Polkest is a painter and lecturer from West Cornwall who exhibits
nationally and internationally.