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Leila Al-Yousuf
(27 years old. Born in United Kingdom. Lives in: Nottingham)
Nottingham Trent University

My floor pieces sit halfway between being defined as three-dimensional sculptural forms, and a two-dimensional, site specific extended understanding of painting. The room is my canvas. I observe the architectural context within which we view artwork and I create geometric shapes to extend the contours of the walls and ceiling into the room. At the same time I divide the space and alter the way that people physically move throu ...[more]
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My work is literally a 'Response' to its surroundings and each space presents countless possibilities. I would love to push my work to the very boundaries of what is possible to present, and find a way to allow the viewers to directly encounter large spaces filled with powder. I've found that mass of pigment becomes hypnotically velvet-like and I am becoming enchanted by the power of colour and natural pigments. I would experiment with different scale, volume and mass of pigment; the visual impact of quantity.
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