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a solo exhibition by Naty Lopez-Holguin
(winner of the Bankley Open Call 2018)
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Naty Lopez-Holguin is a Spanish-born artist based in Portsmouth, whose practice focuses on material transformation, using the everyday to convey points of human experience, creating sculptures as both singular objects and multiple elements in installations.
"My work explores issues of worth and value through labour-intensive processes and the use of everyday materials that are often dismissed. This comes from an interest in the notion of ‘belonging’ – the similarities and differences which contribute to our sense of social place."
"For the last three years, I have mainly been working with tumble-dryer fluff – a commonly discarded material full of associations."
"It once belonged to a garment which clothed us, gave us warmth and protection from exposure. Now, it is no more than a nuisance blocking the filter …."
Exhibition continues until 19th May, open Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm, and by appointment.