Chris Simcox is a graphic designer based in Guernsey. He studied at Staffordshire University, where he got a Degree in Fine Art and a Post Graduate Degree in Urban Design. Below is a selection of his work from an installation he exhibited titled ‘Shards’.
I’m interested in colour, line and shape in the context of the urban environment. To reveal what maybe hidden and strip back to discover the multi-layered world that surrounds us. Leading me to become fascinated with mixing stone-cold minimalist shapes and constructions with the playful use of colour, texture and line.
I’ve become interested in subverting the grandiose with the everyday detritus that surrounds us. I would like to take this forward by looking at urban street art, juxtaposing it with architecture spaces / structures to compose new spaces.
Where all this may lead to I have yet to discover. So I don’t have any great manifesto or remit. It’s just the pure pleasure and satisfaction I get from engaging with the act of creativity, although I have never quite grabbed the idea of completion…