PROJECT 01 Stephen Nelson – Preview

Stephen Nelson, Hairy Pompey (detail), mixed media, 2012. Photo: Joe Plommer

10 January 2013


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Contemporary Art Society
59 Central Street
London, EC1V 3AF

A quarterly programme of exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Society’s home at 59 Central Street, London EC1 showcasing the work of artists drawn from our Artist Membership as well as guest artists selected by curators from our wider membership. PROJECTS complements the mission of the Contemporary Art Society to bring the work of new artists to a wider audience.

The Contemporary Art Society is delighted to present a playful intervention by one of our Artist Members, Stephen Nelson as the inaugural PROJECTS display at our new home.

Nelson makes strange and highly personable objects and constructions, using a wide variety of salvaged materials selected for their colour, texture and character.  Working with anything from sea worn plastic toys, clay pipes, wire, painted drift wood to cloth, carpet and leather, Nelson’s sculptures have an improvised and makeshift attitude, forming part of a curious world of ‘possible objects’ which defy critical context by reaching out through their physicality.


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