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Plyconic, Negative of the Magistrates Court


70 x 40cm

Image courtesy of the artist

Plyconic is the creation of Helen Waites, who has a background in contemporary furniture design. Born from their love in 3d design with brutalist architecture they create relief pictures using layers of intricately cut plywood to reveal an abstract or architectural form.  Stripping back the design to a single material, Plyconic says that “The cut layers of plywood produce a rhythmic interplay of wood grain patterns, infusing the artworks with a sense of serenity”.

Plyconic has had several solo exhibitions, including one in 2023 at The Modernist Society featured in The Guardian’s spotlight artist section ‘The Grid’.

Plyconics unique artworks are on show at PAVEMENT. On Saturdays you can join a workshop to make your own pictures in ply, including the chance to make E17 Central Parade with its iconic wavy canopy.

Venue 91; PAVEMENT, 21 Orford Road, E17 9NL
Sat 11am-6am, Sun 11am-5pm, Wed-Fri 11am-6pm

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