• Falling Slowly

      Kelland, Dean (Asylum Art Gallery, 2016)
      Kelland’s practice examines the construction of masculine gender stereotypes in comedy. The research draws from historical contextualisation of comedy within Post War Britain: autobiographical account, historical figure and comedy character. Cultural context, defines comedy socially and politically, and the comedian in return acts as a mirror that reflects the era’s motifs back upon itself. Dean’s practice utilises multi-disciplinary approaches that encompass performance, photography, filmmaking, and mixed media processes.