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This piece was made as part of a solo show at Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosity, Fine Art and Natural History. The show, a Hendrick's Commission, featured a series of dust sculptures, which like ghosts, walked through and out of some of the permanent collection. Reversal of Fortune, a dust mask, emerges from an antique mirror. whoever so looks into the mirror see's their own face superimposed with the dust mask

Reversal of Fortune Paul Hazelton Other media
Reversal of Fortune Paul Hazelton Other media
About Paul Hazelton

Paul Hazelton’s fascination with dust originated from a deprivation from these often unappreciated forms of matter. Brought up in a pristine home, the British visual artist was only allowed to draw with a pencil in the sterile setting of a covered table, where even the dust of his graphite pencil were swiftly rubbed and cleaned away. These forbidden particles would later preoccupy his practice.

Graphite Geometry

Through the medium of graphite, Hazelton creates complicated structures, like mind maps, with messages and ideas being transmitted along their pathways. The subjects of his drawings, although recognisable, become geometric webs of threadlike lines.

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