alphadelta gallery is pleased to announce the solo show of
Vamiali. Vamiali will present an installation environment entitled
PERFECTION MAY LEAD TO DELIRIUM
which consists of:
-small scale painting diptychs
-a vinyl shed suspended few inches from the galleryÐs floor
The diptychs paintings activate as an image bank. DimitraÐs
has as starting point the photographic material (printed or digital)
which in this case is being developed as a collage of images
gain in this new combination a particular artistic approach,
and explosive. Almost like a notebook, this unity of paintings
an open world, without limitations. An orgasm of images which
form different sources (photographs, notes, media, history of
the artist elaborated with the language of painting, sometimes
or figurative and sometimes realistic or imaginary. The selection
images as well as the replacement of natural space and light
painted space and the artificial light in a humorous way, almost
sarcastic, refer to the world of the contemporary image making
comes from the landscape , natural, urban or industrial.
In the same direction the vinyl shed part of the installation
"THE WELCOME SHED, MODEL I, the fresh air versionÓ,
a house substitute
in smaller scale, is presented as an absurd approach of investigation
functionality of the space and its social demands. The moment
expectation, the vulnerability, the imperfection and the fault
as elements of inspiration. A shed usually is encountered as
a space of
assistance with secondary meaning, in this case with a simple
to suspend it few inches above the galleryÐs floor , is elevated
protagonist with exceptional position. This installation is being
by a series of objects and materials which consist the already
language of Dimitra Vamiali: raw or process wood, vinyl, PVC,
light from different sources, plastic flowers, light signs, texts
space, chains, nightlights, etc. An environment is created in
open to different readings which is consisted of "simple"
objects which are elevated in "sacred importances"
looking for a kind of
"spiritual self" in the objects that we are surrounded.
to the notion that the object is the worldÐs human signature.
The objets trouves that Dimitra Vamiali is using like in her
works, are placed at the same time in the research of a realistic
documentation but also in the languageÐs reference in know
works of art
of the past translated with the artistÐs signature.
Both the painting diptychs and the installation with vinyl-house
the immediate visual access although are keeping a complicated
Dimitra Vamiali had recently participated in the exhibitions
Studio 22, Trento and Contemporary art in Amsterdam. Also, with
Vamiali, she curated the exhibition OPEN PLAN P3-the marathon
participation of important international artists in alphadelta
galleries as well as the project Looking For Heroes, which is
in the magazine The Breeder.