28 October 2017
British artist James Alec Hardy is interested in the mysterious liminal space between knowing and not knowing, fact and fiction, and much of his work explores this in-between state through a practice he refers to as ‘perception management’ or put more simply, playing with the direction of gaze.
7 September 2017
Richard Stone is one of the most talented emerging artists working in the UK today. His latest show, ‘everywhen’ at the Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery combines classical materials and ideas in contemporary form as personal and cultural reference points crash and collide.
Iranian-born artist Soheila Sokhanvari’s oeuvre is to be showcased through new works in the solo show Boogie Wonderland at Kristin Hjellegjerde.With a joyful colour palette reminiscent of Frida Kahlo or Gauguin, Sokhanvari subscribes to the school of magical realism that enhanced reality in which the banal and everyday take on new life and meaning by […]
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery presents an investigation of the complex world of colour, Sinta Tantra’s Fantastic/Chromatic is a playful yet rigorous exploration and examination of the etymology of the word chroma itself – specifically as it relates to skin and ornament. Throughout her practice, Tantra’s bold interventions use colour abstractions to wrap themselves around architectural environments, […]
In Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Twitter, Pakistani artist Muhammad Zeeshan presents us with a world in which everything is not as it seems, and what is already fantastical takes on elements of the phantasmagorical. Zeeshan seeks to create works that highlight our similarities, rather than our differences. “We live at a time of great polarity,” […]
Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery presents Dawit Abebe in the exhibition ‘Background 2’, following his participation in the 2014 group show ‘Trade Roots’ at the gallery, the exhibition sees Ethiopian artist Abebe raise questions about the often difficult relationship between history and technology, and the ways in which the two co-exist today, through mixed media and painting. […]