The Abysm, by Gareth Phillips, College Street Gallery, Swansea

The Abysm – Elysium Gallery, College Street, Swansea – 27th November 2021.

I don’t often say this  but I found that the exhibition by Gareth Phillips, at the Elysium, College Street Gallery, in Swansea was profound and moving.

The work was created over a long period of time, as a memorial and tribute to his father during his period of ill health, in the form of both prints and a large number of books.

The design alone was amazing, and a difficult underground room was transformed into a visual experience, by Gareth and his helper Abby Poulson. An exhibition which should not be missed and certainly deserves a far greater exhibition space, Galleries please Note!

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Bernard Mitchell. December 2021.