Halcyon Gallery has formally opened its new flagship web site in London’s New Bond Road with a ground-breaking exhibition from pioneering British artist Dominic Harris.
“Feeding Consciousness” is Halcyon’s inaugural exhibition at its new flagship gallery at 148 New Bond Road within the coronary heart of Mayfair. Previously house to The Effective Artwork Society, this historic deal with has been topic to a complete redesign and refurbishment to remodel it right into a cutting-edge twenty first century artspace showcasing Halcyon’s neighborhood of up to date artists and its catalogue of masterworks from Impressionism to Pop Artwork.
Halcyon Gallery’s president Paul Inexperienced, who based the corporate 40 years in the past, stated: “Once I first got here to London and visited the galleries in Mayfair, I used to be struck by the Effective Arts Society constructing instantly. It has a splendidly wealthy, inventive historical past and I’m delighted we will now keep on that legacy.”
Working from twenty fifth Could to thirteenth August, “Feeding Consciousness” presents 18 highly effective new artworks that improve the position of the customer from viewer to participant. The result’s an exhibition that’s as aesthetically breath-taking as it’s thought-provoking, presenting a brand new parameter of up to date artwork.
The exhibition is Dominic Harris’s most formidable but, as he invitations the viewer to discover his intricately created worlds, from the lofty heights of Mount Olympus to the depths of Atlantis, harnessing the legendary, fantastical and the elegant.
Dominic Harris stated: “I’m proud that ‘Feeding Consciousness’ would be the first ever exhibition at Halcyon Gallery’s new flagship gallery in London. Alongside my tireless and sensible staff within the studio, I’ve devoted the previous couple of years working to upend our more and more banal and transactional human relationship with the digital area by presenting its prospects afresh.”
“Feeding Consciousness” is the most recent collaboration between Dominic Harris and the Halcyon Gallery in a relationship which matches again a number of years with the launch of Think about, his first exhibition with the gallery, again in 2019.
Harris’ landmark innovation, and namesake for the exhibition, is a 10-foot digital sculpture impressed by the Biblical story of the Tower of Babel. Harnessing Synthetic Intelligence and datasets, the paintings acts as a feed of the nation’s collective consciousness, presenting the highest 5 trending topics on Google’s UK search engine.
One other piece, Limitless, is an epic display screen visualisation of the ceaseless ebb and stream of the FTSE share index. An ever-shifting, ever-growing golden tower is continually added to with new blocks, every of which is stamped with the brand of corporations whose shares are being traded on the markets to which the paintings is digitally related.
Feeding Consciousness by Dominic Harris runs between 25 Could — 13 August on the Halcyon Gallery, 148 New Bond Road, London W1S 2RL.
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