In Brief

We found the thinking behind the latest work from artist Hayley Tomkins intriguing as it tried to explore into our sub-conscious association with items like our mobile phones.

Although we can’t say that we were enamored with the aesthetic of the work of Scottish artist Hayley Tomkins in her show that dwells on modern life and the objects around us, we did find the thinking behind it intriguing as it tried to explore into our sub-conscious association with items like our mobile phones. The press release reads:

For her show at the gallery, ready-made objects such as out-moded mobile phones, candles, fruit peels, and spoons, are combined with paint and elements of color photographs.  Tompkins thinks of the objects systematically as intervals in time and space, ultimately locating their position in-between reality and dream, obsolescence and functionality and old and new. The new works refer to a personal sense of time and matter, which are disconnected and contained.

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