Telephone Boxes, Vinyl, 2023
For our phone-boxes-turned-gallery on Arena Square, Fiona Grady has used rhythmic patterns of interchanging shapes and colours to transform the environment, with interlocking triangles sitting in equilibrium to one another, creating a tension with the gridlines of the iconic red phone booths.
Her glowing shapes are composed from a harmonious palette of warm tones: lemon yellow, tropical orange, rose red and hot pink. 'Sun-Kissed' highlights our associations that allow this wave of shapes and colour to capture a slice of summer sunshine. For the artist, these colours create a feeling of warmth, happiness and anticipation for adventures ahead.
Fiona Grady’s practice explores our relationship with natural light
by imagining how it moves through space, stretching and rotating
across the day. She creates rhythmic patterns of interchanging shapes
and colours to ambient effect that transform their environments. Her
artworks reference traditional mediums such as stained glass in a
Launching for International Women's Day 2023, 'Equilibrium' features a new major series of free public artworks by an all-female line up of international artists, curated by London-based multidisciplinary studio, Acrylicize. Adding to the existing free Wembley Park Art Trail, 'Equilibrium' explores the female artists' own ideas on balance, unity, harmony, and equality, whilst celebrating the coming together of multiple disciplines, backgrounds and influences.