7th May - 16th July 2011
PV Friday 6th May, 6-9pm
Hanway Place are pleased to present a solo exhibition by Philomene Pirecki. At the core of Philomene Pirecki’s practice is an ongoing enquiry into notions of definitive representations. Utilising a range of media from painting, photography, drawing and sculpture, Pirecki employs slight gestures to modify fixed points of experience in time, history and visual memory. Her works take a reflexive approach and distill observations through the mechanisms of material transformation. Whether revealing the processes by which they are made or adopting different permutations and accumulations over time, Pirecki’s works highlight the partial nature of rep- resentations and the problems of attempting to define experience in terms of absolutes. For her exhibition at Laure Genillard, Philomene Pirecki will include works that accrue and alter over the course of the exhibition, and over a more extended time.
Philomene Pirecki was born in Jersey, Channel Islands. She completed her BA at Chelsea College of Art & Design and her MA at The Royal College of Art. She and lives and works in London. Recent group exhibitions include: Untitled and Words, Four Boxes Gallery, Krabbesholm, Denmark (curated by Am Nuden Da); The Plastic Arts, with Dexter Sinister, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA; Words, an evening event at the Barbican Art Gallery (curated by Rosie Cooper); Continuous Movement of Ideas, Galerie Nicholas Silin, Paris (curated by Guillaume Breton); Acute Melancholia, Studio 44, Stockholm; (all 2010); Double Object, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, 2009. Recent Solo Exhibitions include, somethings, Brown Gallery, London, 2008; By Itself, Room Gallery, London, 2008 (curated by Tamsin Clark). Her work is currently in the group exhibition Aftermath, Chelsea Space, London, 2011 (curated by Laure Genillard). Her work is featured on the cover of the current issue of Dot Dot Dot magazine.