Volker Eichelmann

  • Volker Eichelmann (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1973) lives and works in London. Working across various media including video, painting, photography, Eichelmann has recently started experimenting with collage. Eichelmann practice seeks out the forgotten and over looked techniques of the past to consider a contemporary critique of artistic precedence. His series of text-paintings combine drawing, painting and collaged text to present autobiographical exclamations gathered from their original context and transformed into poetic evocations of distant environments, contexts and encounters. Eichelmann recent works are play with the ideas of construction and deconstruction through his technique. His explorations of collage, a medium central to the early twentieth century, is an innovative deconstruction of the canon of art history.

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Volker Eichelmann (b. Hamburg, Germany, 1973) lives and works in London. Working across various media including video, painting, photography, Eichelmann has recently started experimenting with collage. Eichelmann practice seeks out the forgotten and over looked techniques of the past to consider a contemporary critique of artistic precedence. His series of text-paintings combine drawing, painting and collaged text to present autobiographical exclamations gathered from their original context and transformed into poetic evocations of distant environments, contexts and encounters. Eichelmann recent works are play with the ideas of construction and deconstruction through his technique. His explorations of collage, a medium central to the early twentieth century, is an innovative deconstruction of the canon of art history.