Passing by

Thompson, Mimei
'My work is a reflection of an internal world, where images function metaphorically and symbolically, as in dreams, memory and the unconscious. There are recurring motifs of landscape, vegetation, human and animal forms, as well as abstract paint forms. I see the work as an exploration of the fluid and permeable nature of perception. An ongoing theme of investigation, both in the form and the content of the work, is the idea that the natural always exists as a construct. There is an awareness of the impossibility of pure nature, coupled with a longing for it. There is a desire, knowingly unattainable, for a direct connection to origin and authenticity.' Mimei Thompson
  • Artwork Details: 80 x 100cm
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  • Material description: Oil on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC29/2012



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