New Generation Gallery

Kate Mcelroy

MA in Art and process, Crawford College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery

A layering of space and time, my work interplays found elements and photography. Traces of places, remnants of spaces___ A sense of flux, capturing an environment that is in transit and transformation is contrasted by a sense of presence and slow observation. I am interested in the intermingling invisible forces that affects our environments and actions. I capture elements on the edge of abstraction, stretching the usual register of perception. I present an ambiguity, so the viewer has space to recreate and move beyond the visible. The work often implements an optical oscillation, through this it subtly suggests a malleable, unfixed reality. My work captures a place in process, simultaneously constructing and deconstructing. It highlights a betweennesswhere definitive boundaries dissolve . . . Through correlating photographic processes and re-presenting materials often discarded and overlooked, I prise open a gap. An opening, to consider an alternative___

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'A washed way, worn'
'An Unfurling Unknown'
Installation Shot - 'An Unfurling Unknown', 'Reflect/Affect', 'balance_between' (left to right)
'And one thing passes into the next' and 'Diffuse'