Polly Bagnall at ROLLO Contemporary Art

                                   My small oil and acrylic paintings on linen from the Synaesthesia series are presently on show at ROLLO Contemporary Art. Also available to view are four larger performative paintings and an accompanying film showing the process of making […]

Bela Kolarova at Raven Row, Spitalfields, 31st January – 7th April 2013

The aspect of Bela Kolarova’s’s work that struck me as soon as I entered the gallery space was the strong aesthetic that runs through her work. Her natural sense of composition is evident in her series of small black and white photographs from the late 1950’s, ‘Children’s Games’. The scale of these prints is similar […]

Studies in Synaesthesia

These small paintings coincided with the Fabelist group’s third project, Synaesthesia. ‘Studies in Synaesthesia’ aptly describes this recent work. As I have written elsewhere when I am looking, hearing or becoming aware of something external to myself I notice a physical response in my body- an inclination to move my shoulders, or bend my knees for […]