environmental ecocide artist Alexander James Hamilton announces solo exhibition with Dellasposa Gallery, London February 2021

 
 

The studio is going back to its roots quite literally, with 125 rare varieties of Allium being grown in the studio to continue a project I started 10 years ago. This body of work references contemporary environmental concerns, representing the destruction and havoc we as a species are inflicting on the natural world. This series was started as a direct reaction to the BP Oil disaster where 5 million barrels of crude oil poured into the Golf of Mexico 20th April 2010. The gusher that was left behind after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank is still leaking to this date.

The series 'Fusion' depicts not only the power, beauty and frailty of the natural world; but act as a reminder that even organisms we observe everyday and dismiss without a thought are in fact the result of the most amazing, monumental and profound series of events. We must do everything to protect each end every one of them.

Exhibition scheduling and updates can be found at www.dellasposa.com, or by signing up to the studio mailing list here. 

Below are some of the works I created back in 2009 to 2010. These new flowers being grown will mark a decade that has past and how my practice has developed in that time by looking at the same process ten years on.