09/09/2021 - 17/10/2021
Nathaniel Rackowe - Passing Through
FOLD is pleased to present Passing Through a solo show by Nathaniel Rackowe, his second with the gallery. Rackowe’s practice spans public art, installation, sculpture, photography and painting, and in the last five years an increasing focus on performance, collaborating with choreographer Angela Woodhouse.
Passing Through refers to the body in motion – the act of moving through space. It also describes the less purposeful movement of ‘just passing through’. Rackowe links this to his lockdown experience of exploring space in different ways, where moving though London on walks, runs and bike rides, was for its own ends, and not a means to reach a destination.
“I spent a lot of time considering how the urban and rural collide and overlap. Passing through these layered spaces is what has inspired these works. They are more instinctual than other recent work. Responding more to the spaces and materiality of the built and natural environments…”
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