A Woman Defined

Art & Culture by Mahvash Mossaed

Exhibition: Demossa Gallery Presents James Tapscott, May 6-29

April 18, 2010

Demossa Gallery . 1294-D South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Tel/Fax: 949.715.9229 . art@demossagallery.com . demossagallery.com

James Tapscott's "Totem


James Tapscott was born in Perth, Western Australia. He attended Curtin University to study art. Currently living and working in Melbourne, Australia, he has exhibited extensively in Southern California and Australia.

James Tapscott’s photographs explore the link between matter and energy, a fusion of subjective and objective reality, and the effect our perception has on the world around us. His works are essentially non-objective, functioning more like a conduit between the observer and the environment. By using simple, elegant forms and light, he attempts to create a balance between displaying evidence of ritualistic artistic process and purely natural phenomena – a balance that hopefully has some influence on the experience of the viewer/participant, as they themselves enter a state of cohesion with the environment.

His work seeks to be energy efficient and environmentally sensitive. That, with its temporal, ephemeral nature, tries to remind us of the similar traits our world expresses, something we are conditioned with ourselves also. It exists in time, perhaps more than in space, and lives on through its documentation, like a memory of an event.


May 6, 2010 . 6-9PM . First Thursday Art Walk
Runs until May 29th

1294-D South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 [Map]
Tel/Fax: 949.715.9229


Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 12-5PM (additional hours by appointment)


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