Jai Raphael - Abyss

Abyss is a series of paintings created by Jai Raphael from early 2020 to late 2021. These works were inspired by a desire to reflect on a connection between the tangible, organic and ephemeral material nature of the body and existence, contrasted by a yearning to explore concepts of the transcendental and divine potential of the mind.

This exhibition will run from January 30th - February 20th and will coincide with QimmyShimmy's show I Scream, You Scream, Beau White's Toe & David Lee Pereira's Hollow.

Closing reception: Feb 20th, 3 - 6pm

As from the chrysalis to the emergence of the moth through the process of evolution, so, too, are these entities revealed within states of transmutation into a higher being.

The connectivity of body and soul are illuminated through an amalgamation of the flesh with vegetative, tenebrous roots. The beings depicted...

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