Exhibition at TooT Artspace 1/8-18/8

Opening Sat 3 August, 4-6pm
Exhibition runs 1 August – 18 August 2019

5/17 Irwell St, St Kilda VIC 3182
Thu-Sat 11am-5pm
Sun 12.30-2.30pm

Stroll, Stop and Stare presents Yi Pei Loh’s art on paper depicting surrounding and everyday life of his living neighbourhood, St Kilda. By observing everyday objects, landscapes and architecture, the artist is inspired to create light-hearted and interesting art in different media. Yi Pei likes to strolls around in the neighbourhood and often surprised by the beauty of the common as well the extraordinary of local place. Those discoveries always inspire the artist with passing whims which eventually shape his works that see the interplay of the realistic and the fictional.

The Fictional Days

Exhibition Opening: 10/4 Wed 6-9pm at Rubicon ARI
Dates: 10/4 – 27/4, wed-sat, 12-5pm
Supported by the City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program.

Yi Pei Loh’s artwork shows the intervention of his imagination into his everyday life experiences and surroundings. He depicts imaginary cityscapes as well as distorted nature, showing the interplay between the real and fictional world. By illustrating the unreal and the impossible, the artist believes that fiction can inspire and explore how we look at and experience the everyday lives and surroundings. Executed with Chinese ink and watercolour on paper, the works reflect different aspects of contemporary life and culture. The works have stories to tell but, at the same time, aim to inspire audience generate their own.

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