TARGET
fb Target Finale b
fb Target Finale b
glenn ibbitson Target 14 2020
glenn ibbitson Target 14 2020
Target: St. Sebastian offset
Target: St. Sebastian offset

charcoal pencil and acrylic on grey paper 43x59cm

Target  2
Target 2

oil on canvas 60 x 89.5cm

Target: 6
Target: 6

oil on canvas 52x77cm

Target: 1
Target: 1

acrylic and oil on canvas 98x138cm

Target: Atlas
Target: Atlas

charcoal pencil and acrylic on grey paper 43x59cm

Target: transformer
Target: transformer

watercolour 43x59cm

Target: capture
Target: capture

charcoal pencil and acrylic on grey paper 43x59cm

Target: shape-shifting

A suite of works on paper inspired by the counter-intuitive concept of ‘Dazzle Camouflage’ which was employed on some allied shipping during the Great War, and more rarely, during WWII; not to offer concealment but to make it difficult for the enemy to estimate the target’s range, speed, and heading.

Here the figure is partially concealed by a target pattern projected across a room. This simultaneously alters spatial cognition and yet signals a human presence by interpretation of the modified pattern.

The concentric rings may also be read as a sight or target. The individual under surveillance; vulnerable, every move monitored and recorded…

Here the figure is partially concealed by a target pattern projected across a room. This simultaneously alters spatial cognition and yet signals a human presence by interpretation of the modified pattern.

The concentric rings may also be read as a sight or target. The individual under surveillance; vulnerable, every move monitored and recorded…