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SOUL YEARNINGS

October 26th - December 3rd

Kathryn Kelly & Maureen Considine

 

'Soul Yearnings' is a joint exhibition of works by artists Maureen Considine and Kathryn Kelly. Working with the medium of photography, the lens here acts as if to give a representative voice to the soul searching and internal longings of both artists during periods of personal significance and transition with the process being a catharsis.

Both artists utilize the camera/lens as a means of 'capturing'. Kathryn Kelly's efforts at capturing moments in time and place in her imagery are used as a metaphor to express the fragility and transience of life and the enduring quest for something beyond where we are presently positioned. The works function as representations, characters for personal narratives of longing and escape, remoteness and separation. Maureen Considine's made photograms are created by placing an object onto the surface of light-sensitive paper and exposing it to light and then specific chemicals. A photogram is a direct trace of the object to which it refers, like a footprint but it is often distorted by the bending of light through the object. These works from the series, Searching for the Self/ Soul Images, is influenced by archetypal symbology. In Jungian symbology 'the Self', the archetype at the centre of the psyche, is often represented as a circle/mandala.

 

'Adrift with Uncertainity 2' By Kathryn Kelly
'Adrift with Uncertainity 2' By Kathryn Kelly
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'Capturing 3' By Kathryn Kelly
'Capturing 3' By Kathryn Kelly
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'Untitled', Soul Image Series By Maureen Considine
'Untitled', Soul Image Series By Maureen Considine
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'Untitled', Soul Image Series by Maureen Considine
'Untitled', Soul Image Series by Maureen Considine
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Wanderings 1 By Kathryn Kelly
Wanderings 1 By Kathryn Kelly
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