The second installation of They Eat Culture’s new Salon Events series featured the paintings and drawings of local
To the other extreme Simon produces loosely painted landscapes of
In more ambitious pieces he combines these two styles with unusual narratives and strange animals are seen to parade the streets of
His interests lie in the anxieties, desires, nostalgic yearnings and absurdities that govern our behaviour, or more specifically his own. There is a blurred distinction between comedy and tragedy, reality and fantasy, the past and the present, with the stories in his paintings drifting between these areas.
To see more of Simon’s work visit: www.simonplum.com