Transformation has always been an important component in Andrea V. Wrights practice, whether through materials or methodology. Utilising geometric and organic structural references, her work employs a hybrid of controlled elements: highly finished clean lines, spatial arrangements and compositions. The contrasting materials (leather, latex, fabric, rubber), paired or arranged with structures, are often a record of surfaces, of moments in time where works are developed within the specific site context. These elements are woven into her practice suggesting a veiled architecture that reflects the body’s structure and stance. Rigid substrates of wood and steel contrast against the soft supple weight of powdered latex rubber, pointing to the ways that we drape our own bodies in an attempt to disguise what lies within. The seen and the unseen, the experienced and the intangible are her building blocks, presenting a vertical stage onto which crafted or industrially manufactured materials are wrapped, pinned and draped. The formal language inherent in her work contrasts with the handmade that brings a human, haptic quality to it, reflecting the relationship between the human form and the physical & emotional spaces we inhabit.
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