Welch makes artworks that are hyper-visual. Tipping upon design aesthetics – interior, fashion, theatre – yet firmly situated within the framework of contemporary art, his works form a constant sidestepping of linear or linguistic interpretations. Everything appears as a work in progress. Objects and scenarios are movable and provisional. And teasingly so.
It’s an important message. Crucial, really. 96 PERCENT OF ALL TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS consist of just 737 words—and there are around half a million words in the English language. This retreat into stock phrases is a cause for real concern: One is talking more and saying less.
It’s an important message. Crucial, really.
Printed in 2012
Archival Pigment ink onto Lustre Fine Art Paper
40w x 40h cm
Edition of 3 + 2AP
Midnight on a Moonless Night
Printed in 2015
Woodblock Print with Bronze Glass
57.7w x 64.5h cm
Edition of 1