THE REAL DOES NOT DIE-THE UNREAL NEVER LIVED
Mixed media on canvas 2019
By James Robinson
"This work is the first major work I have completed since being home from a long, exciting, and dangerous trip through India by motorbike; through the length of the country, to high roads of Himalayan passes: also Egypt, Iceland and Canada (where I won an art residency).
The process of this work is both methodological and chance. The surface served as a roof outside my studio while I was away for 13 months. It was reapplied and worked into aggressively after multiple sessions, over a 5 year period in total.
Radical indecision, argument, doubt and neurosis underline the fragmentation a