Philip Colbert & Charlotte Colbert
Philip’s Neo-pop Surrealist art and design work has led to worldwide creative collaborations with brands such as Chupa Chups, Made.com and Disney.
Philip is known for his multidisciplinary approach, creating a "World of Art". Deeply entwined with pop theory, Colbert works across the mediums of painting, sculpture, clothing, furniture & design. Described as "the Godson of Andy Warhol" by Andre Leon Talley.
Colbert's large scale oil paintings push the boundaries of contemporary narrative painting, they follow on from a dialogue established by artists such as Richard Hamilton, James Rosenquist and Roy Litchenstien.
Charlotte is a filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist, who has created award-winning short films and screenplays as well as moving imagery installations and large-scale public displays. She wrote and directed the critically acclaimed short The Silent Man starring Simon Amstell and Sophie Kennedy-Clark.
Language, psychoanalysis, sociopolitical constructions of gender and identity are at the heart of Charlotte Colberts practice. Spanning film, photography, ceramic and sculpture, she questions narrative structures and storytelling, weaving surreal and fantastical mise en scene in a documenterian approach to character figures and people. Fiction becomes a way to approach the truth and the most intimate emotions.
Charlotte has been described as a surrealist maker of breathing sculptures. Her anthropomorphic, moving image sculptures comprise multiple TV screens built into corten steel apparatus, examining the relationship between technology and the human body. They have been described as ‘contemprary mobiles’ by AnotherMagazine, ‘cyborgian post apolyptic and tender with a soothing sense of a familial and palpable human presence, fascinating, hypnotic and intimate.