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A Lost Memory

Morgan Stokes

Acrylic and dye on stitched silk organza
63cm H x 63cm W x 5.5cm D
Framed in Tasmanian oak
Morgan Stokes A Lost Memory, from the series Skin, is an exploration and reinterpretion the medium of painting. Morgan says of this work, “I have substituted canvas for silk in order to draw attention to the physical makeup of painting – that is, supporting stretcher bars. This work is a continuation of this idea, exploring the timber frame as an element of painting.”
Morgan says of this series, “I aim to dissect painting into its discrete elements, such as linen, paint or stretcher bars, to enquire into what makes a painting in the digital age. By creating formal studies into material, I explore what I call the ‘virtual gaze’, that is, how our mode of perception is shifting as our lives are increasingly mediated by the screen. In my show ‘Skin’, I interpret painting as a metaphor for personhood and subsequently surface as a metaphor for skin.”

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