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Distant3.330x300mm2012Acrylic on boardPhoto Andy DevineMass5.100x100cm2012Acrylic on canvasPhoto Andy DevineWharehouse study1.500x370mm2012Acrylic on boardPhoto Andy Devine

Haefligers Cottage

Andy Devine is a multi-disciplinary artist and his residency will explore issues of displacement, abandonment and isolation within the Hill End location. The Hill End environment will be portrayed through paintings and prints examining the industrial landscape. Devine will be mostly interested in responding to the historical and current industrial sites.

As an English migrant, Devine's art practice depicts his current industrial landscape in his adopted home of Newcastle, NSW, as well as his birthplace of Middlesbrough, in the North-East of England. Re-inventing and re-contextualising his surrounding landscape allows him to fuse a third space, which informs a personal narrative. The industrial settings are often used as an almost theatrical backdrop.

For more information about the artist visit his website.       



IMAGES: (L to R)  Andy Devine Mass#3 2012, acrylic on canvas. 1230 x 1230mm. Photo: Andy Devine.  Andy Devine Mass5 2012, acrylic on board. 100 x 100mm. Photo: Andy Devine.  Andy Devine Wharehouse study#1. 2012, acrylic on board. 500 x 370mm. Photo: Andy Devine. MENU IMAGE: Andy Devine Distant#3 2012, acrylic on board. 330 x 300mm. Photo: Andy Devine.