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Sorell Matei 

Children of the War 
Saints without Faces  

Children of the War,  Saints without Faces  is a  confluence of figurative and abstract paintings, film and digital photography  based on personal history and trauma, collective memory and post war identity – my life in communism.

The series of  works  engage with iconography in a way that move  between iconoclasm and a more nuanced engagement with form and symbolic power.  There is a soft line between figuration and abstraction in my work, deliberately moving from one to another  using distortion, blurring, and glitch effects to make expressive gestures  and to create a story inside a story.

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