in/animate investigates tensions between nature and culture. Informed by both art and science, Louisa Ennis-Thomas’ biomorphic installations explore recurring themes of transformation, symbiosis and temporality.
Humans are antithetically at odds with, yet inextricably linked to nature.
Mimicking aspects of the natural environment, form and function combine in sculptural works which play upon binaries of organic versus constructed; real versus imagined.
Image: Of a Material Nature IV, 2013, mixed media with aluminium, 400 x 250 x 70mm.