Join Corridor Gallery in welcoming the remarkable talent and imagination of Chris MacDonald; found object artisan, sculptor and inventor.
SCULPTURE24 will showcase a delicious array of new works which demonstrate Chris' reverence for the objects found in everyday life, a desire to play and reinvent, a sense of elation and wonder found through the process of arduous craft and a limitless imagination.
Chris MacDonald explores the life-cycle of objects and the stories they tell through the process of sculpture. Working in a wide range of materials using wood craft and metal work Chris breathes vital new life into each eccentric piece; reimagining obsolete remnants, creating new compositions which showcase the beauty of everyday things, old relics and discarded technology. The lifeblood of Chris MacDonald’s work is the seamless transition between making, craft and display; offering the viewer an essential insight into how sculpture enriches any space, with particular thought for interacting with sculpture in a home setting.
SCULPTURE24 will combine characteristically playful sculpture in an eye-catching display; including a space which Chris can inhabit at various intervals during the show creating an direct link between the maker, the viewer and the work*. Chris Mac Donald's infectious passion for his craft and engaging sense of humour are sure to generate stories, laughter - offering a personal guide through the mechanical elements of the works on show; allowing the viewer to re-imagine each piece, creating a memorable and inspirational experience.
Chris Mac Donald’s sculpture is well-known in Brighton, despite the wide range of his works, a distinctive style and anarchic sense of humour remain constants in every piece and gather much affection and loyalty from his fans and collectors. Chris has enjoyed many happy decades finding joyful inspiration from living in Brighton, he previously ran the Acme Gallery (now Gallery 40) in the heart of the North Laine.
Chris continues to regularly exhibit his unique and playful sculptures in various independent galleries in Brighton, with intermittent shows in London and Europe.
Corridor Gallery is delighted to house SCULPTURE24; creating a relaxed and easy environment, ideal for appreciating the playful and tactile elements which Chris Mac Donald has vivaciously fused into every sculpture.
*Meet Chris MacDonald during weekends at Corridor Gallery: 14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd of November 2015
(with ad hoc appearances for the exhibition duration)