‘Last Sip First’ Kingsley Ifill
'Pathetic Bubble II' Antwan Horfee & Russell Maurice
‘Momentum’ Kees de Goede
One overarching theme in De Goede’s work is the concept of containing, and in a way freezing, energy in time and space.
Previous works have been made using soot –the physical traces left behind by a flame– or by using paint to permanently trap shadows on an organically shaped canvas, this goes all the way back to his earliest pieces which were built around branches of wood or stalks of bamboo.
In his most recent body of work this contained energy is represented by the force needed to shatter security glass and the permanent marks this leaves.
The pieces in this show are a preview of this new, larger body of work, the inspiration of which comes from an earlier De Goede piece from his ongoing series of drawings on newspaper. This particular work, created in 2003...