Charlotte Bakker at MAY SPACE

Resonant Forms, 2019

In Charlotte Bakker's first solo exhibition to date, she explores the synchronicities between sculptural composition and musical improvisation in her works.

Art Exhibition previously on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 17 July 2019 to Sunday 04 August 2019
Launch Saturday 20 July 2019, 3pm-5pm

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Published by MAY SPACE on Saturday 29 June 2019.
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Resonant Forms presents a body of sculptural work that considers the synchronicities between sculptural composition and musical improvisation. Drawing on the enduring connection between the fields of music and sculpture, these works are responsive to musical rhythm and movement. The steel and timber forms seek to articulate the lyricism inherent to musical composition, presenting a harmonious sequence of visual elements that explore implied and constructed sculptural space.

Through an improvisational process driven by intuition, Bakker’s practice is informed by the legacy of steel sculpture, the practice of drawing in space and the rhythmic forms in classical and instrumental music. Extension of the practice of drawing in space allows for an investigation of linearity beyond the limitations of the flat surface, engaging with three-dimensional space through line, form and spatial tension. Utilisation of steel as a primary material exploits the connotation of its industrial uses, uncovering its unexpected expressive and poetic possibilities.


409b George Street Waterloo NSW Australia 2017