Violet Costello

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Artwork by Violet Costello

Violet Costello

Most of my career has been devoted to installations that blur the lines between painting and sculpture, populating gallery spaces with colourful figurative components. Inspired by the child’s world of play, where reality readily gives way to imagination, I explore the human condition – our quirks and fears, our loneliness and joy, and our ways of moving, identifying and representing ourselves. I think of a gallery as a fictional space of poetic, rather than linear, narratives, and I seek to encourage the viewers to participate in those narratives.

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