Crystal Fischetti


The Curve and the Absolute Possible-Exploration (i).

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Ongoing research into portals through making. Paintings, drawings, digital drawings and interviews into the idea of the virtual gallery feed my practice and interests concerning other worlds. I aim to physically and visually describe the bridging between The Physical and The Spiritual.

2. why do you use a material of painting for your works?

CF: I am not quite sure what you are asking here but I think that the reasons why I enjoy painting is that it allows me to have a fluidity as I dance and move  around the canvas or in front of the wall (if I am working on a mural). I love drawing on paper and on walls too. I enjoy using materials that are not rigid or stuck. On occasion, however I will use sand to soak up some excess paint on the canvas.

3. what do you expect with an online exhibition? how can an online exhibition be a way of expression with  regard to your works?

CF: I have exhibited in an online museum before. That was fun. The virtual world is becoming more and more real. I have a theory that we as humans will be living in the virtual world as a next phase in our evolution. I don't really expect much from it but I am thoroughly fascinated by the idea that we can live in two places at the same time. 

I am a keen reader and researcher of physics. Anything to do with time travel, splitting the atom, portals, black holes, paradoxes etc really get me going! I do not accept that there  is one reality or one time or one space or one way of  thinking/seeing/being. There is spacetime and other worlds that we inhabit, one of them being the internet. So having my work in an online virtual exhibition is cool to me. The work I produce are door ways from another world entering our world so it would be great to place them in the world of the non physical and the Absolute Possible.

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Curves, arches, bringing back the nature inside the home. A connection to who we are away from the square.

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Digital paintings exploring the soft and soaked in a bit, bot, gadget frame with pixels and all.

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Exploring expressions of frustrations on canvas around a frame.

To soften the hard, hard edges and stubborn perpendiculars.

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Drawing and painting with erect tools that seem inescapable in this Western world.

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In the Wood Work workshop- Wood wooden, saw, cut, incise, sharp, jar, sand, damage, aggressor, penetrate, push push push, machine, arm work, muscle, heat and sweat, precision

Straight, angular, linear modes of thinking.

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