“My way of coping with lockdowns has been to stitch my way through. I keep thinking and hoping that this series, reflecting on the rapidly changing language and crises we are facing through 2020/2021, is nearly over but at 100 pieces it’s still going.”
“Geoff’s meticulous hand cut and folded paper works are an ongoing exploration of light and shadow through tessellating geometric and organic patterns.”
These works form part of a series that explores patterns from the botanical world. Using relief techniques I manipulate and emboss the surface creating a delicate web of shadow that reveal complex patterns, nothing is added or taken away from the page, it’s simply the manipulation of the surface capturing the light and casting a shadow.
For the NGV Triennial world-renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Melbourne based artist Geoffrey Nees respond to the philosophical nature of Korean artist Lee Ufan’s painting (Dialogue 2017) through the creation of a new architectural installation.