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NEW SENSATIONS: A CHANNEL 4 PRIZE FOR SAATCHI ONLINE 2010 UK GRADUATES

 
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August Krogan-Roley
(29 years old. Born in United States. Lives in: Glasgow)
Glasgow School of Art

From oral passage to fine printed pages in a book, stories of human existence are documented in a variety of forms. My practice explores how spaces take on the stories of its inhabitants. I am interested in the idea that spaces act as digestive systems that deconstruct life and and absorb moments from the past. In this sense, my paintings investigate how spaces take on a life of their own and become storytellers that hint at ...[more]
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If I were to be chosen as one of the 4 New Sensations, I would continue to push my practice as a digestive interior painter. However, my ambition for this project would be to paint a comparative analysis of homely interiors in the public sector. I would like to describe the lives of council and social workers by painting their surroundings at home. I would then contrast this by painting the home interiors of members of parliament. I'm curious if I painted the home interiors of the different party leaders would their difference in ideals be apparent? I'm also interested how this study could be relevant to the real estate and mortgaging problems that are currently occurring across the world. I believe that this study would highlight a bazaar dialogue of excess versus limitations that surrounds the lives of civil servers.
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