27/07/2017 - Making a large scale new work for [ALLOY] show 'Supposedly Predictable Phenomena' opening at No Format Gallery for Deptford X Fringe Festival in September.
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For this Deptford X fringe festival show at No Format Gallery, [ALLOY] artists bring together new work that looks at themes of sequence and consequence. Apparently linear processes; geological, psychological and physical, that are rendered unpredictable and essentially chaotic due to their inherent and entangled sensitivity.
'Supposedly predictable phenomena' relates to the theoretical concept that if all contributing factors could be mapped and understood, then the outcome would be predictable. The result of this is a predictable, linear universe and suggests a trajectory that is logical and already predetermined. This raises the question of the alternative; Chaos Theory, and in turn free-will...
[ALLOY] is a shifting collective of artists with overlapping concerns, collaborating through group shows, projects and critical engagement in members independent practises.