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Mark Metcalfe's practice features characters that challenge fixed ideas about trust, faith and the unknown, becoming totemic of a deep drive to externalise hidden things through characterisation. Mark's work reflects a preoccupation with memory and nostalgia, where an image can posit a peculiar melancholy or sense of the uncanny, through a memorialization of the past, constructed through archetypal heroes, tricksters and bizarre phenomena.

The Ectoplasm Structure series applies this approach…

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About the Artist

Much of my work operates something akin to a reconstruction or rather a reinterpretation of an existing narrative that already sits in the collective memory, drawn from somewhere in time and yet existing outside temporal space. Moreover, by working through archetypal and allegorical forms, characte…

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