Retina shaking show from Katy Binks

This work will take you to the brink of sanity and challenge you optically  with an almost epileptic endeavour. 

From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks
From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks

Those Things That Make Your Eyes Blink is Katy Binks’ latest show, a statement addressing the barrage of confusing visual messages we are bombarded with in today’s cities.

From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks
From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks

The paintings have an almost ‘magic eye’ quality to them, and a jarring movement which appears to imprison shapes, or offer mazes with no solution.

From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks
From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks

If you’re still reading this – probably with hands bracing either side of your head while rocking slowly – and haven’t suffered some kind of arrest – cardiac or otherwise, here is some of her other work.

From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks
From Things That Make Your Eyes Blink by Katy Binks

The older stuff explores geometry and form in softer focus, without the sense of disrupted kinetic energy, which the new show gives off.

by Katy Binks
by Katy Binks

Those Things That Make Your Eyes Blink is on until 30 November at the No Way Gallery, 20 Goswell Road, London EC1.

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