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Biography

Nicole Coson is a Filipino artist currently living and working in London, where she graduated from Central Saint Martins with a first degree honours in fine art. Coson works in a variety of mediums, but with a primary focus on analogue printmaking methods and techniques. Her work has been widely published and recent exhibitions include, ‘Untitled’ (solo exhibition) at Finale Art File, Philippines, ‘Spirit Captures’ (solo exhibition) at West Gallery, Philippines, and ‘How to Appear without a Trace’ at Display Gallery.

Coson’s work revolves around the analogy of the ghost, an enigma, or a loose and ever changing form that cannot be grasped yet it invades our tactile and physical world. The suggestion of movement is integral to her work, with a constant shifting of familiar signals resulting in a refracted version of something recognisable; the viewer is asked to read, but cannot. Her work attempts to put viewer face to face with something alien, but to lead them to draw no conclusions, resulting in a feeling similar to the unsettled nervousness of Freud’s Uncanny. In her work, she seeks the contemplation of something caught mid-flight, to be pondered like unexplained natural formations, animals in the clouds, Chinese scholar’s rocks or an arrangement of an ancient Japanese rock garden, captured for a brief moment in time when these forms become strangely perceptible.

Exhibitions

Upcoming Shows

 

Solo Shows

 

 

2016

Display Gallery, London UK,

2-30 June 2016

Tall Gallery of Finale Art File, Philippines

6-30 April 2016

 

 

Past Shows

 

 

Solo Shows

 

 

2015

How to Appear Without A Trace: Surviving Eurocentrism,

Asia House, London, UK

1 December -17 December 2015

http://asiahouse.org/events/talk-appear-without-trace-surviving-eurocentrism/

How to Appear Without a Trace, Display Gallery, London, UK

5 – 26 June 2015

http://www.displaygallery.co.uk/exhibitions/nicole-coson-how-to-appear-without-a-trace

Ghost, Stamperia Del Tevere, Rome, Italy

April 2015
http://www.stamperiadeltevere.it

 

 

2014


Untitled, Finale Art File Gallery, Manila, Philippines
7 – 30 August 2014
http://finaleartfile.com/untitled-nicole-coson/

 

2013

Spirit Captures, West Gallery, Manila, Philippines
7 – 26 August 2013
http://www.westgallery.org/exhibition/spirit-captures/

 

 

 

 

Group Shows

 

Biennale Internazionale di Opere di Carta, Palazzo Fogazzaro, Schio, Italy

13 December 2015 – 28 February 2016

 

 

2015

Undisciplined, The Gallery on the Corner, London, UK

11 December 2015

Collection of Small Paintings, The Contemporary London, London, UK

12 November – 12 December 2014
http://thecontemporarylondon.com/events/view/csp

 

 

2014

Field Trip, Display Gallery, London
, UK
5 June – 8 August 2014

http://www.displaygallery.co.uk/exhibitions/field-trip
Fine Arts BA Degree show, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK
Print /3, Arcane Gallery, London, UK

 

 

2013
Dis/location, INIVA (Institute of International Visual Arts), London, UK
Scavenger Sale, Post Gallery, Manila, Philippines

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