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A Play of Parts | Short Essay on Pum and selected works

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A Play of Parts | Short Essay on Pum and selected works

 

Pum's surreal collage fuses together imagery from historical books and probes the uneasy relationship between humans and their technology. A dichotomy of old and new, the black and white aesthetic of yesteryear are like prescient visions that raise issues, feelings and concerns of the modern day. In her ongoing series of works, examining our addiction to faster, more convenient living and its impact on society and the planet, Pum's timeless artworks share a limitless awareness, confronting the profound changes and pressures that accompany technological advancement.

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The Weird and Wonderful Art of Sarah Randles

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The Weird and Wonderful Art of Sarah Randles

Set against the landscape of today, Sarah Randles's visual language captures the stereotypes and social norms that still exist today. Choosing collage or photo-montage as her primary discipline, Sarah appropriates imagery from throughout history to make a spectacle of these arbitrary ideas, and by doing so, offers a new space for understanding and reimagining.

Eager to learn more about her weird and wonderful compositions, we invited Sarah to partake in a virtual interview. Here's how it went.

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