Lumo: A Solo Exhibition by Valerie Leigh
- Schreiner Gallery
- Opens Thursday 16 August at 18h00
- Closes Sunday 07 October at 17h00
Valerie Leigh explains that the works in this exhibition deal with two existing aspects of reality as she perceives it. Works framed in plain or stained wood refer to the everyday circumstances of human life – birth, death, family, generation, and the demands of daily life.
In contrast, those works that are framed in neon (lumo) painted frames deal with a dimension of glory that is co-existent, but as yet unrealized or unperceived. The artist has based this depiction of the further dimension on an article dealing with First Temple Worship (c.1012 BC). This article was written by a friend whose permission she has obtained to use it.
The artist says that her intention (apart from creating visual works) is to draw people's attention to the nature of everyday life and to assess the possibility of the glory in that which has been set aside and disregarded through custom. She wants to encourage people to consider with a perspective of greater depth the nature of the human condition.
Walkabout: Valerie Leigh - Lumo
- Wednesday 22 August from 14h30 to 15h30
- In this walkabout Valerie Leigh will reflect on the daily and spiritual elements that come to the fore in her exhibition.
- Safe parking with a car guard is available.
- For bookings, contact Thulani or Pinky at 033 392 2801.