Lost In The Fair
This work explores childhood nostalgia and the fairground at night, using abstraction to symbolise the fractured experience of the fair. In abstracting the images the colours are accentuated and the experience becomes more chaotic, triggering emotions in the reader - fragmented memories of wonder. There is a euphoric kitsch aspect to the fair, the garish colours and the intense, dazzling lights. I have always been fond of the fantastically awful aesthetic of the funfair and of not being able to settle your attention because of the chaos. Trying to concentrate on an image of Mickey Mouse through the haze of neon lights or fixing your eyes on cartoon like candy floss. This is what the fair is all about.
Georgia Ballard • Joe Beacock • Shaday Crowe • Bailey Hall • Katie Haughton • Emma Hewitt • Georgia Hooley • Mia Ives • David Ketley • Rosie Pincott • Thomas Quibell • Jake Rigby • Ellie Wilson • Brontë Yoxall •