London: Reka / Twoone @ StolenSpace

Reka - Stolenspace

StolenSpace Gallery is opening the new season in London with two concurrent solo shows from Australian artists based in Berlin: Reka’s “Trip the Light” and Two One’s “The Hunted Hunter’s Head.

Reka’s new body of work is inspired by his mother who was a ballerina. His brushstrokes reflect the graceful movements of a female dancer though a monochrome palette. Referenced in John Milton’s 1645 poem L’Allegro, to “trip the light fantastic” alludes to those who dance without inhibition.

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In parallel Reka has given a new life to disused rusted spray cans found throughout his adventures and repurposed them into new works of art.

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Japanese born Hiroyasu Tsuri aka Two One emigrated to Australia before relocating recently to Berlin. Continuing his ongoing series that he calls “Psychological Portrait”, Two One uses patterns and human-animal hybrids portraits to show more of the inner character and personality.

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View the full set of pics here

Reka – Trip the Light
TwoOne – The Hunted Hunter’s Head
Until 4 October 2014
StolenSpace Gallery