Exhibition: Polygons

This exhibition runs from Thu, 9th Jun 2022 to Sat, 25th Jun 2022. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Fri,
24th Jun 2022  
(10am - 5pm)
Sat,
25th Jun 2022  
(10am - 6pm)  <– Last Day!

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


Italian artist Alan De Cecco aka SODA has reinvented Graffiti lettering through the precise, geometric lens of an architect. Having studied architecture and design, this has been a clear influence on the artist and his painting career spanning 20 years.

Geometric structures and fragments merge and collapse in these urban environments as if weightless in space, they appear organised yet organic, they are attached to the walls yet float away from them, some with the energy of fragments shattered in a sudden explosion.

SODA’s debut London solo show, POLYGONS, will translate the essence of these forms to paintings, sculptural works, and pencil drawings.

Through his masterful control of black, white, and grey and exceptional shading using a spray can, there is a beautiful parallel between the work of this Italian Artist and Graffiti writer and the methods of Trompe l’oeil. Long used to describe an art technique in Renaissance painting, Trompe l’oeil uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the painted objects exist in three dimensions. The perspective is forced onto a flat surface, and it is this tension that SODA plays with in a futuristic and minimal way.


Contact and Booking Details

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Location

BSMT Space,

529 Kingsland Road,
London,
E48AR

Map of BSMT Space