Claire Luxton

Artist Statement


"In the absence of knowledge the deep is a site where the imagination has full rein" (Alex Farquharson, 2013)


My practice primarily involves working within the realms of Photography, Sculpture, and Painting, creating striking, large-scale works and installations.  I am fascinated by the qualities and properties of the materials that I use and the way in which their physicality can occupy a given area. Often drawing inspiration from site-specific locations, my work aims to powerfully alter and interact with particular spaces or environments.


 


As well as my practice being centered on the exploration of space, my photography and sculpture explore nature and the female form, examining both notions of strength and fragility. Using myself as a material, as well as flowers, water, ink, resin and perspex, my ‘sculptural floral narratives’ create an intricate mix of, transition, transformation and physicality. This in turn directly communicates with the rest of my practice, one informing the other, drawing form, from the nuances’ of aesthetic, energy and atmosphere.


   


I am constantly challenged and captivated by the way in which the materials and processes I use evolve differently through my practice and I relish the twists and turns in navigating these effects. The way I personally interact with my photography and sculpture,  involves me being very physical, and often uncomfortable and it is this dynamic and energy that is key to the development of my practice.


 


“I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers”  (Claude Monet)


 



 

 


 


Degree Art - Claire Luxton from Tommaso Di Paola on Vimeo.


Artwork

Exhibitions

Exhibition Title City Date
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
AAF Singapore Singapore 11/18/2016 to 11/20/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
48 HOURS London 11/03/2016 to 11/28/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016
London Punk Revisited London 10/27/2016 to 11/24/2016

Achievements & Awards

Competition name Organizer Position Date
Nominated For Sun, 03/29/2015

Press

Article Title Publication Title Date
Pretty In Pink HEDGE Magazine Wed, 07/20/2016