work of Louise Garland engages with the philosophical belief in
the continuum of life. It examines the very nature of existence
linking the personal with the metaphysical, whilst referencing the
collective notions of archaic symbolism.
found material into her pieces, reinventing its status and potential
suggestive qualities into relief structures. There is a strange
alliance between the familiar and unfamiliar and with the deconstruction
of object, reinvented to form a highly seductive quality to the
surfaces. The works are rigorously composed through the use of measurement,
geometry of mathematical calculations such as the use of re-occurring
numbers, or the Fibonacci system, and presents us with thought provoking
and sometimes witty configurations of both our existence and of
our greater consciousness.