By Alex Ingram
Key Themes: photography and poetry
The work I make involves myself within domestic and suburban enviroments.
My activities are in themselves responses to stimuli,both memories and props leed to potential activities that culminate as unusual undertakings. As interventions the unknown aspects of process and the work,with subsequent readings integrated on reflection are initiated by something I want to do or a situation I wish to realise.
The animation of materials and manipulation of surroundings can produce unexpected outcomes which touch on aspects of ourselves and the world that we had never questioned before.
The relationship I have with the work, my placement in the work, confirms my presence, proposes questions of recognition and acts as a document of a time of value.My fascination is in the space created by this process,the private moments I intend to share.
I see myself as a matter artist showing the mechanics of my work through tactile interaction and the work as a reflective tool.
About the Author
Ingram studied at Glasgow art school [BA(Hon) degree in sculpture 2/2]from 1991 to 1994 and 1996 to 1997 and at Central Saint Martins College of art and design [MA Fine Art]from 2000 to 2001.
He has exhibited at nuberous exhibitions:
St.Petersburg Performance Festival,Russia-2000
EXPO 2001, Nottingham
Nothing Exhibition,Mead gallery,Coventry-2001
E-phos video festival,Greece-2001
The big stage,Umbrella arts group,Cardiff-2001
Mind is a horse,Bloomberg Space,London-2002
Mutiny Exhibition,Bargehouse Space,London-2003
3 Minute warning,In-between time festival,Bristol-2003
Brief Interludes Screening,Central library building,Nottingham-2003
screening at Black Box theatre,Sweden-March 2004
Enchanted garden, Macdermont grove,Peckham,London-Sept 2006
Art Tarts Take Away,157 gallery,Peckham,London-July 2007
Enchanted garden,Macdermont grove,Peckham,London-Oct 2007
A space where what was
wrong has gone,
As if you could move
Wading in the lake of your
Not happy or sad