Statement of Practice

Colin Hill

There are no Ideas but in things.

-William Carlos Williams

 I am interested in working with the materials, surfaces and objects of the everyday. I seek to explore and find a precarious balance, compelling the viewer to consider the delicate origins of this, or any, balance. The stillness we see and the tension we feel, the peacefulness of a surface and form at odds with the pent-up energy within; it all seems ready to snap, and movement, this way or that, seems imminent (and immanent).  Though the precariousness of the work is very real, a state of equilibrium has been achieved, albeit a tenuous one.