Tangible to In-Tangible. New work by Nahem Shoa. Article by Isobel Johnstone Curator of the Arts Council Collection 1979 - 2004
Nahem Shoa draws heavily on the current state of the world, climate change nature, trees, race, art history. The abstract, real, visible and hidden, harmonise together In these contemporary scenes that captures the zeitgeist of this present moment in history, and linger in our collective unconscious. Characters wear outlandish costumes, their faces hidden or they wear grotesque masks as if they are in some surreal spectacle.