Mimi explores personal discomfort, the distortion of one’s perception, a reflection on unreachable and filtered contemporary beauty standards. ‘I wish to love Mi but I don’t’, is one of the perpetual thoughts playing in the mind, screaming for help as it axes through one’s ego. Overall, with such an aesthetically compelling installation, Rachel Mclean’s explicit visual metaphor successfully provides insight into the narrative of physical obsession, existential dread, duality, self-absorption, and poisonous societal expectation.
Manuel SolanoDCA until 20 November The DCA publicity for Manuel Solano’s exhibition announces that their work ‘recalls and celebrates childhood moments impacted by formative influences like family, friendships, cinema, television and pop music’. The gallery space utilises the contemporary white cube concept of display, (sanitized white walls, a spacious plan and a minimal bench allocation), Read More