KK Outlet are proud to announce the first solo show of artist Alex Turvey.
Recently hailed as one of Fashion’s New Generation by Vogue, as well as one of the Fifteen Creatives Who Will Define The Future of British Arts by The Independent, Turvey’s work takes his audience to a surreal and psychedelic other world. Whether through his design or moving image he creates a dark, abstract work that draws in and hypnotizes the viewer.
For Hollow Earth, Turvey has developed a series of psychedelic moving image pieces which began life as a visual journey created to accompany the live performances of Blanck Mass; the solo project of Benjamin John Power.
The jarring and hypnotic sequences utilise CGI techniques to create a surreal journey which mimicks the gestation of an alien life, from a small metallic stone into a contorted entity that then travels over kaleidoscopic, volcanic landscapes.
The birth of the ‘growth’ originated entirely as an instinctive visual response to the beautiful complexity of Blanck Mass’s soundscapes. There was never a predetermined style for the visuals and each stage was unplanned, allowing the form to be molded by an instinctive programme in response to sound, rather than as part of an overt design master plan.
A combination of hyper real CGI and vividly manipulated archive footage of the natural world was combined to create a jarring juxtaposition between ancient and alien imagery, presented across a sequence of hypnotic absorbing vignettes.
The sequences exhibited will be displayed in immersive 3D format, accompanied by original soundscapes created by Blanck Mass especially for the exhibition.
This series in the first chapter of visuals which Turvey plans develop as the Blanck Mass live set grows. The second chapter will take on an entirely different style & approach, which will include a live action short Sci Fi film.