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Nicole Wassall

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Experimental Clarity Aluminium Frame, Balloons, White Tag And Mirrors 2m X 1.3m X 1.3m
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Experimental Clarity - inside Aluminium Frame, Balloons, White Tag And Mirrors 2m X 1.3m X 1.3m
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The Last Supper Candles
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This has won 8 Nobel Prizes Wax, Soap, Aluminium Frame
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This has won 8 Nobel Prizes - detail Aluminium Frame, Wax And Soap Chess Pieces And Table With Black Gloss Top 2m X 1.3m X 1.3m
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Flying Geisha Girl Screen Print Hand Painted 112cm X 78cm
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Flying Geisha Girl - White Hand Painted Screen Print On 280gsm 100% Somerset Cotton Rag 112cm X 76cm
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Flying Geisha Girl - close up Hand Painted Screen Print On 280gsm 100% Cotton 112cm X 76cm
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Flying Geisha Girl - in a bottle Hand Painted Print In A Glass Bottle
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Thomas Moore - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Newton - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Artist's Girl - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Donkey - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Buddha - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Brixton Man - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Battle of Britain - Part of Bouville series Photograph
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Victory - Part of the Bouville series Photograph
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Artist's Girl - Part of the Bouville series, Solo show Fiumano Projects 2013 Photograph Framed
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The Law of Unplanned Consequence - book Art Book Published 2014
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Quick Facts
Works in
London
Schools
CSM
Canberra School of Art
Chelsea School of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London
Representing galleries
Statement

Nicole Wassall is a London based artist whose focus is to juggle with our intuition.  It is therefore no surprise that her work spans across mediums, including video, sculpture, photography and installation.  The use of parts of the brain usually left quiescent is the focus, rather than the choice of medium.

Neuroscientists discovered with FMRI scans that, throughout history, certain groups of artists have created work that stimulates the brain in unexpected ways.  The neuroscientists have used this to better understand how the mind works.  However, Nicole looks at it from the other direction and actively seeks to borrow from the informed understanding of neuroscience to enrich her work.

In the most part it is not about waking up parts of the brain that have until now remained dormant, rather it is about processing the information differently with different parts of the brain.  And incredibly many people report they can feel this difference.

Nicole describes her practice as using “an understanding of neuroscience to push open the swing doors of hunches and blur the dotted lines between senses and perception. Neuroscience on its own is a theory of flat surfaces. It needs the laws of unplanned consequence that thread through life for it to resonate.” From her perspective neuroscience is one of the most exciting areas in art because of its potential to push the boundaries of contemporary art.  

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