Simon Kirk

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Date registered: March 20, 2011
URL: http://www.simon-kirk.co.uk

Latest posts

  1. ‘1st of May’ – Mixed Media and Collage on Board, 3 x 4ft — July 22, 2011
  2. Lost (or gained) In Translation — July 20, 2011
  3. Road Trip To Denmark — July 17, 2011
  4. Some photos of my studio — July 7, 2011
  5. Tower Block Stories — July 7, 2011

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Jul 22 2011

‘1st of May’ – Mixed Media and Collage on Board, 3 x 4ft

My work draws from images and text collected in my sketchbooks which through free association create playful abstractions. I am interested in narrative, specifically the ambiguous, subjective ‘hidden’ narrative – glimpses of an altogether different narrative order; where the ‘story’ remains oblique or partial, ambiguous and undeclared. The work is multidirectional and open ended. Meaning …

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Jul 20 2011

Lost (or gained) In Translation

When I’m in Denmark with Karen I love to go through all the magazines and newspapers looking for collage material and text – for me the language is similar in many ways but also different enough to be completely absorbing. Because there are often English words amongst the Danish, it’s like having part of the …

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Jul 17 2011

Road Trip To Denmark

Some pages from a sketchbook I had with me when Karen and myself drove from Leigh on Sea, England to Jægerspris, Denmark at Easter time this year (Karen doing the driving). I pre-prepared the book, it’s actually two 7 x 5inch books made into one. Both had sporadic images throughout them, they were ripped out …

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Jul 07 2011

Some photos of my studio

View from the door – room for one! Work surface and shelving – there is a system! Shelving to fit A4 size work, handy for me as I work on multiple pieces rather than one at a time Boxes of collage material Storage and studio entertainment a big hefty table – perfect Work in progress …

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Jul 07 2011

Tower Block Stories

Decollage on Board, 11.5 x 8″ Share on Facebook

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