Pyramid Selling: Exhibition, Tramway, Glasgow

Michael Peter (Artist)

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Abstract

Exhibition Dates: 23 April - 14 June 2015
Venue: Tramway, Glasgow

Research context: Pyramid Selling drew on a number of starting points, including those of literature, and the world of commercial illustration and graphic design. This immersive installation was akin to walking into an illustration: a strange, roughly rendered world variously populated by an array of absurdist characters. On show were a crew of line-drawn folk, perhaps recalling New Yorker cartoons or Quentin Blake sketches, scaled up as Jesmonite-and-steel cut-outs, incongruously surrounded by monstrously large sculptural red zips. External allusions to literature and theatre abounded, but I wanted to lift the viewer from the constraints of our world and plop them down into the anarchic space of drawing, with its boundless possibilities of scale and form.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherTramway
Media of outputOther
Sizelarge scale installation 23m x 43m
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventPyramid Selling - Tramway, T2 (Main Space), Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Apr 201514 Jun 2015
http://www.tramway.org/events/Pages/Pyramid-Selling.aspx

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    Peter, M., 2016, University of Dundee.

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