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EC Davies presents her documentation of the lives of rather eccentric characters, all of whom turn out to be herself dolled up in shape-shifting disguises. […] Pretend museum displays, photographs, videos, animations, and the sort of sad sewn objects you find in charity shops all convey a futile loneliness. Or could it be a playful metaphor for the solitary make-believe that is the common artist’s lot?”

- Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide -

On the face of it, Nick Fox’s Nightsong installations hark back to the romantic symbolism of such late-19th century decadents as Oscar Wilde and Joris-Karl Huysmans. A drawing is adorned by gold dust that was apparently gifted to the artist by his first lover. A nocturnal film, The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, plays against a lyrical backdrop of the 1951 Teresa Brewer song Longing For You. It’s intimate art, half in love with heartbreak, longing and loss. In the hands of less skilled artists, such unashamed use of personal confession might come out all clichéd. However, with Fox it comes over as distinctive, and deeply lovely.”

- Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide -
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