Untitled

2007

Noonan, David
Through the lens of found photographs, David Noonan dissolves, repeats, and resituates images to explore memory, nostalgia and association. His multi-panel silk-screens intensely overlap images to create dreamlike scenes where narrative or formal meanings are elusive. By presenting the most stylised of images loosed from their original context, he explores the workings of remembrance, connotation and sentiment. Noonan confronts nostalgia for the real, not through didactic deconstruction, but rather though the pleasure and pain of the imaginary: his highly mediated images reverberate with undetermined narratives that excite, disquiet, or charm.
  • Artwork Details: 213.5 x 306 x 4.5cm
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  • Material description: silk screen on linen
  • Credit line: © the artist. Acquired with funds from the McLaren Art Foundation, in association with Outset Contemporary Art Fund.
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Print
  • Accession number: ACC31/2006

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