Omar Ba’s paintings represent political and social motifs that are open to multiple interpretations. His artistic vocabulary raises historical and timeless questions while formulating a wholly contemporary artistic message. Ba’s iconography features personal metaphors, ancestral references and hybrid figures. In his work, he seeks to express his subconscious and symbolic interpretation of the real.
Omar Ba has exhibited work at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto; Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris; and Louvre Abu Dhabi, among others.omarba.com
Zai Nomura describes his work as a kind of “indecisive point” between death and life. His abstract work drifts between artificial and natural, sculpture and photography, and static and dynamic. According to Nomura, this kind of indecisiveness is based on the ephemerality and vulnerability of the Japanese environment in relation to natural disasters and nuclear experiences.
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Duy Hoàng’s practice focuses on the links between the connections/disconnections one experiences with their surrounding environment, between the mundanes to the phenomena, and from the potential of growth to the inevitability of decay. His work focuses on our relationship to the minute details around us in conjunction with the vast environment we are in. Hoàng entered the United States as a Vietnamese immigrant during his adolescent years and the transitional moment triggered his necessity for intensive observation and awareness.
Duy Hoàng has exhibited work at Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore; Wave Hill, New York; and Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, among others.duy-h.com