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Hidden Door Exhibition featuring Chris Dobson AKA alto

Following his ventures into 3-dimensional works, as part of his designer toy releases, Chris Dobson (AKA alto of Skelevex fame) has scaled things up, as part of this year’s Hidden Door Festival, following a commission to produce an installation, as part of their Visual Arts Programme.

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Drawing on the themes of his ‘Pylons‘ solo show, of 2015, Chris has transferred his ghostly figure, from paper, into reality, utilising strips of light. Suspended in space, in a disused corridor, the piece invites viewers to draw their own conclusions as to whether the abstracted human form represents a fall to earth, an ascension to heaven, or an isolated figure, locked in stasis.

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The Hidden Door Festival takes place in an abandoned street lighting depot, in the heart of Edinburgh and runs from 27th May – 4th June 2016.

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In addition to the Visual Arts, on show, the festival features an extensive programme of Music, Theatre, Cinema and Spoken Word/Poetry, including performances by Nzca Lines, Teleman and Jane Weaver, amongst many others…

More information can be found, here: http://hiddendoorblog.org/

Go check it out!

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