David Thomas’ paintings, photopaintings and painting/installations address issues of complexity, perception, being amid time and space through the use of duration and a composite formal language that employ monochromes and painted reflective surfaces.
Installation view. February 3-26,2011 The artworks in COLOUR light TIME celebrate complexity, transience, and the contingent nature of being. They off er us a range of approaches whilst engaging us with our own experiencing, perceiving, understanding, and feeling, and ask us to consider how these processes unfold and develop over time. Through the use of colour and light in time and space, the artworks generate complex responses via physical phenomena (sensation) and symbolic codes (knowledge). [...]
David Thomas, Duration circle (Yellow), 2010 Acrylic on photoprint, 21 x 29.7 cm August 12-28, 2010