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Kevin Howbrook: Colour Coded

Exhibitions: FREE

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Kevin Howbrook: Colour Coded

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Saturday 25 January - Sunday 19 July 2020 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Kevin Howbrook, 'Squares series: 'Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope', 2019. Courtesy of the artist.

Kevin Howbrook: Colour Coded is an exhibition of large-scale digital prints that show what familiar texts, like the ‘Bible’ or ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, look like if each word is represented by a colour.

Kevin Howbrook is an artist and web developer living and working in Colchester, Essex. His work transforms the concrete to the abstract, re-representing information so that it speaks of something more than its original meaning or purpose. He says: “My work explores human understanding and emotions by using technology to expose concepts that would otherwise be hidden to us.”

Find out more about Kevin Howbrook here: kevinhowbrook.com

Interview with the artist

Volunteer blogger Jasmine Crellin finds out more about Kevin Howbrook’s artistic practice.
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