London-based artist, Gavin Mitchell reworks found objects, using photography, collage and print, to explore the relationship between East and West.
In Spacehopper II Mitchell adorns traditional photographs with contradictory imagery, to play with our perceptions of the Geisha lifestyle and to highlight the differences and similarities between Japanese and European culture. In this piece, Mitchell replaces the Geisha’s traditional clogs, which restrict the feet, with vintage roller skates, which grant freedom and movement.
This pigment print is finished with gold and metal leaf. It is from a limited edition of 50, signed and numbered by the artist.
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Hand Finished: Yes
Medium: Giclee, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 50
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About the artist
According to contemporary artist Gavin Mitchell, the phrase that best describes his work is ‘mixed up’. From his inspirations to his processes to his use of materials, all the way to the finished product, Mitchell’s aesthetic is determined by an idea of disorder and deconstruction, pulling apart the ordinary to put it back together in extraordinary ways.
Inspired by early experimental collage artist Hannah Höch, Mitchell’s work is about a “journey of discovery” in which all “preconceptions” must be abandoned. The result is a body of work that speaks its own, unique visual language, built through layer upon layer of imagery, to create highly original and provocative works of art.