Paul Yore - ????? ???? (Panta Rei)

Yore's first solo exhibition at Anna Pappas Gallery presents a series of paintings without paint. Plasticine has been worked into thousands of fine layers of colour in order to build up a sculptural impasto. Drawing from the ancient proverb by Heraclitus of Ephesus that 'everything flows', the works depict a lurid multiverse in fluxus; a shifting, unstable physical or intellectual division.

Art Exhibition previously on at Anna Pappas Gallery in Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 19 April 2012 to Saturday 26 May 2012
Launch Wednesday 18 April 2012, 6.30pm 13 April

Paul Yore - ????? ???? (Panta Rei) image

Published by anonymous on Thursday 05 April 2012.
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Panta Rei presents a series of fluid, apocalyptic mindscapes that swirl within the confines of the framed picture plane. Within the locus of these seemingly LSD soaked ‘ant-farms’, the mind is free to wander, couched within the contours of a catatonic cartography. Furthermore, the use of modelling-clay provides an association with the pre-linguistic visualities of children.

Paul Yore is a young emerging artist whose multidisciplinary practice involves installations, painting, sculpture, sound, drawing and tapestry. Playful, imaginative and fantastical, his work investigates constructions of culture, place and identity. Yore’s imaginary worlds and mystical interventions employ absurdity and joy as beneficial responses to being confronted with meaninglessness, hopelessness and apathy.