2021 Finalists

Angelique JOY

Artist statement:

These works are imaginings for new modes of being.

Coded futures and a painted past.

Surreal textile objects disrupting controlled environments,

and how we are expected to pass through them.

From one side of a dualistic way of being to the other.

Good and evil, control and release, colour and grey,

neurotypical and neurodivergent, fantasy and reality.

These are the spaces in between; rich soil for growth.

Ever unfolding realities and generative, coded futures.

Digital play and material stitches.

Futures for bodies without organs.

Neurocosmopolitan and earthly delights.

A push and pull between channels and dimensions.

To stitch a thread from one way of being to the other.

These works are an attempt to make visible the unseen.


Audrey  2021
from the series Earthly delights and the spaces in between
pigment ink-jet print
105.0 x 70.0 cm
courtesy of the artist


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