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Curtains (green) and Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Curtains (green) and Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Tiles 2013, Lambda photograph, acrylic glass, 190 x 97cm

Curtains (pale green) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (pale green) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (pale green) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (pale green) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (blue) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (blue) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Globe Gallery installation view: Curtains (blue) and Curtains (pale green)

Globe Gallery installation view: Curtains (blue) and Curtains (pale green)

Hallway 2011, oil on print & acrylic glass, 42 x 30cm

Hallway 2011, oil on print & acrylic glass, 42 x 30cm

Curtains (yellow ochre) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (yellow ochre) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (burnt umber) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains (burnt umber) 2013, oil on print, 154 x 91cm

Curtains,  installation view

Curtains, installation view

Nothing from Something, Globe Gallery  2013, installation view

Nothing from Something, Globe Gallery 2013, installation view

Net curtain 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Net curtain 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Strip light reflection 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Strip light reflection 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Net curtain 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Net curtain 2013, photo on semi-opaque film, tracing paper, 175 x 91cm

Globe Gallery installation view

Nothing from Something Globe Gallery installation view

Nothing from Something, Globe Gallery  2013, installation view

Nothing from Something, Globe Gallery 2013, installation view

Globe Gallery installation view

Nothing from Something Globe Gallery installation view

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Nothing from Something Globe Gallery installation view

Nothing from Something

Globe Gallery

Newcastle on Tyne

Altered Space 2

15th June – 26th July 2013

Focusing on the relationship between viewer and the surrounding space through the installation of photographs printed on the reverse of fragile, semi-opaque film, Dalwood’s work subtly merges with and alters the existing architecture. Dalwood’s focus is perception and the spectator’s role in shaping both the form and the meaning of the work. By a process of partly dissolving the centre of what’s perceived, her photography echoes the way our peripheral vision is blurred or indistinct, while an emphasis on minimal materials brings into play the viewer’s imagination.  She introduces atmospheric space through images of windows, curtains, traces of old wallpaper, and combines these with a sculptural attention to media and installation. The reflective surfaces she uses simultaneously activate the surrounding space while becoming a place containing movement; the viewer is caught, whether consciously or unconsciously, between perception of the visible object and what makes it visible: light.

Alison Dalwood exhibits internationally and curates exhibitions with the artist’s group artbetween.orgwhich facilitates Chinese artists working in the West and presents exhibitions in Europe and China: Bridge Over Trouble in 2012 and All the Things Between in 2008. She received her MFA from Reading University and BA in Fine Art from Newcastle University. Permanent commissions include Time Visible As moving light, University of Ulster, Belfast, 2007. Her current project, inspired by the 18th Century hand-held Claude Glass, marks a shift in focus from installed work at fixed locations to transient situations or encounters, which allow the relationship between artist, audience and location to become more fluid.