Leslie Oliver - Things from Other Places

Sculptures composed of found materials

These ‘things’ are resolutely abstract. I want a reaction to arise from rhythms, structures, space and form. Necessarily, they are engineered constructions that obey rules of matter.

Art Exhibition previously on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 24 October 2018 to Saturday 10 November 2018

Leslie Oliver, 'Bingo!' 2018, copper plated steel, gold leaf, 40.5 x 44 x 13cm image

Published by MAY SPACE on Tuesday 16 October 2018.
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Most of my time by far, goes into the construction process, aiming to fulfil the instinctive gesture that comes to me. I hope to bring life to ‘stuff’. I like to think people will notice what keeps ‘the thing’ balanced, upright, while at the same time recognising some of materials from other uses and lost histories, but most importantly feeling some physical empathy with the inferred gestures.