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‘The Snow Witch’ by Matt Wingett
Oil on Panel 24 x 18 inch Emulsion on Aluminium 20cm x 15cm
Compression Series, 2017
Woodwork Series, 2016
The Yoga Market, 2015
Play Chance, 2015
‘The Exploration of Contained Madness’ 2011-2013
This body of work explores the fragile state of our current society through expressive and abstract forms. Using varied, conflicting mark making as a metaphor for the personal struggle to determine balance between desire and logic.
A battle between system 1 and 2 of the brain; chance versus control.
‘Society 2000’ 2011- 2013
These ink sketches are an important on going body of work which have aided in the development of future projects. Capturing the public in their everyday transient modern routines has further inspired research into what we, as a society, value.
‘The Artifice, Part 3’ 2011
This detritus has been dipped in household emulsion to be re established as sculpture, demonstrating an ornamental quality similar to that of ceramics. This work questions the seductive nature of consumer products and the value of them within society.
‘The Artifice, Part 2’ 2009- 2011
These abstract landscapes are based on sections of consumerist products dipped in household paint then obscured by photography to restore value through the power of nature and painting.
‘£2 a month’ 2007- 2008
This series of work explores society’s loss of identity and value of human emotion through an obsession with material happiness.
‘‘Emotional offsetting for those who have too small an emotional/ empathy footprint .The global crisis has been caused by people addicted to buying an emotional filler‘
Paul Cole (Contemporary media artist)
‘The Artifice’, Part 1′ 2007
Varying platforms,surfaces,funnels and paints are used to create these quasi abstract landscapes.
‘Within everyday objects I am looking for some sort of escapism from reality’