Glasgow based sculptor Mick Peter transforms imagery derived from fiction, illustration and graphic design into playful installations. His sculptures resemble quick hand drawn sketches which seem to have been cut from the flatness of the paper and dragged into three-dimensional space. Influenced by editorial cartoons or the witty commercial illustration of 60’s and 70’s graphic design, Peter’s works adapt the style of his historical subject matter to conform to his own narrative. His installations combine absurdity and humour, setting up visual jokes in which fallibilities and contradictions of form and style are playfully exposed. During the process of making, Peter’s drawings are cut from paper, folded before being enlarged, a transformation that, like much of Peter’s work, explores the potential to create changes in register, situation and narrator. It is this multiplicity of perspectives

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