Sonic Network No. 20
John Aslanidis
April 26, 2022
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May 21, 2022
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In a society devoid of optimism disfunctionality becomes the default setting. Aesthetics encoded with optimism embody social change. John Aslanidis, 2022

Metro Gallery is pleased to announce Sonic Network no 20, an exhibition of recent paintings by John Aslanidis.

Painter, musician, sound, installation and conceptual artist, Aslanidis has been exhibiting regularly in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Berlin, and New York.

His works have been included in a number of important surveys of contemporary art and acquired by QAGOMA, Heide MoMA, and further regional, tertiary, corporate, and notable private collections in Australia and overseas.

Aslanidis’s vibrant paintings, pulsating with colour, movement, and energy, are created with a mathematical algorithm, which underpins the symmetry of the compositional coherence.

While Aslanidis is often compared to Bridget Riley, Lesley Dumbrell, and other Op artists, his paintings pursue a higher goal of synaesthetic experience.

They reflect the artist’s life-long interest in music and sound, and the challenge of capturing sonic reverberations on canvas.

Quite aptly, one of his site-specific commissions, Sonic Network 11, graces the walls of the Hamer Hall, at the Art Centre in Melbourne; and the colours and moiré patterns of his paintings have been utilised by Berlin-based sound artist Brian May for immersive soundscape performances.

John Aslanidis

My intention is to create imagery where there is no starting or finishing point, capturing a fragment of infinity. In this regard my work has a strong correlation with emergence theory, were complex patterns emerge out of simple interactions.

This systematic and interdisciplinary approach has a strong correlation with music, mathematics and sound physics. The vibration created by the kinetic resonance of the sonic network series occupies a sensory dimension, which exists between sound and vision.

Conceptually, I am not trying to illustrate sound but, rather, give a visual expression to its physicality. my concern is with the physical reaction the viewer has to my paintings. A perceptual and serialised approach with conceptual and systematic underpinnings.

My art embraces optimism, In a society devoid of optimism dysfunctionality becomes the default setting, aesthetics encoded with optimism embodies social change.

- John Aslanidis 2022

Sonic Network No. 20
by
John Aslanidis
April 26, 2022
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May 21, 2022
Sonic no. 80
John Aslanidis
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John Aslanidis, Sonic no. 80, 2022, oil and acrylic on canvas, 92 x 133 cm
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Sonic fragment no.63
John Aslanidis
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John Aslanidis, Sonic fragment no.63, 2021, Oil and acrylic on canvas, 56 x 61 cm
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Sonic fragment no 64
John Aslanidis
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John Aslanidis, Sonic fragment no 64, 2021, Oil on acrylic on canvas, 56 x 61 cm
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Sonic fragment no.70
John Aslanidis
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John Aslanidis, Sonic fragment no.70, 2022, oil and acrylic on canvas, 45 x 96 cm
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Sonic fragment no.71
John Aslanidis
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John Aslanidis, Sonic fragment no.71, 2022, oil and acrylic on canvas, 45 x 96 cm
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