Alke Schmidt


Portfolio
Arcadia (2006)



ARCADIA is a series of mixed media works that focus on the lack of investment into arts and culture in Walthamstow, East London -
through the lens of William Morris, Walthamstow's most famous son. More...



At the 'Arcade' site, Walthamstow town centre.
The fence hides a derelict wasteland originally earmarked for cultural investment....



Right: Garbage Designs - Plastic Trellis
Plastic bags, embroidery & digital print on canvas, 46 x 129 cm
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More Garbage Designs





If... No.1
Inkjet print and embroidery on canvas, 29 x 38 cm Sold

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If... No.2
Inkjet print and embroidery on canvas, 29 x 38 cm Sold

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If... No.3
Inkjet print and embroidery on canvas, 29 x 38 cm Sold

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Regeneration 1
Inkjet print, size variable, edition of 12 (10 available)
Regeneration No.2
Inkjet print, size variable, edition of 12 (1 available)


In Fairyland
Acrylic, transfer print, sequins, glitter on printed cotton, 75 x 50 cm
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And Pigs Will Fly
Acrylic, transfer print & glitter on printed cotton, 50x 65 cm



The Folly
Inkjet print and acrylic on paper, 27 x 27.5 cm unframed
Sold
Idyll on Hoe Street
Inkjet print on paper, recycled frame, 33 x 42 cm framed




Keeping in Tradition
Digital collage on plywood, 48 x 51 cm


In 2007, ARCADIA led to a collaborative art project in Walthamstow, see No Artist is an Island for details.

All images copyright Alke Schmidt