Currently exhibiting on Platform 1 at Wandsworth Common Station as part of the Gratitude show. Extended January dates and times: Mon, Tuesday 10.30 - 3pm, Thursday 4 - 7.45pm & Friday 11 - 3pm. Sunday 27th Photography colour & composition workshop 11 - pm, to book email: email@example.com
Ema Mano Epps's artwork offers access to a deeper dimension of existence and evolution of consciousness through the energy of colour. Ema focused on painting at a turning point in her life. The process led artist documents photos of found textures and details for daily inspiration. She uses transcendental meditation prior to painting. Ema is highly committed to neuroscientific research into the human brain experience- process, in parallel to Jung's theory on the power of synchronicity. Her artworks are rich in texture displaying an intricate spectrum of colour, a wabi-sabi media mix applied on metal sheets via an intuitively guided process. Mano Epps is surprisingly versatile demonstrating childs curiosity not only through her media use, but by embracing collaborative and experimental social performance projects. To meet the artist you can take part in a Sunday workshop or arrange a studio visit at on Platform1Gallery of Wandsworth Common Station in SW London.
Ema is currently developing an artist mentorship programme for 2018. To mark a 20 year anniversary of Platform 1 Gallery, she has put together the December Gratitude show that includes other artists along with her latest paintings. Public dialogues take place daily, as part of Ema's ongoing series of social neuroscientific research on colour.
Ema founded Platform 1 Gallery in 2005. Initially the space was co-founded as a community art studio in 1998 with a group of local art students from Elliott School in Putney.
Ema Mano Epps graduated as an Art Director from Central St Martins, UAL in 2001. Her eye for detail won her a collaboration with Tate Modern, 2006-2009. 'Unofficial deposited records', a celebration project of the Borough area. Ema's photographic wrap was installed around the now, new Tate Modern wing.
In respect of the appointment of the first woman director at Tate Modern, Ema collaborated with Amy Dingham of Procreate Project and FILIA performer Susan Merrick in a live and online group performance, the 'DAW Public Takeover’, held in front of the Gallery, indorsed by the Guerilla Girls, August 2017.
Ema Mano Epps curated an immersive three part programme for the WAF 2016 - Fringe show, inclusive of workshops, performances, sculpture, painting and collage. Guest artists included upcoming performer Norman Mine and established international artist Verica Kovachevska. Watch this space for WAF 2018.
Ema was a partner in innovative robotic technology start up RoboFold, which merged Architecture, Art and Design with metal folding. She co-organised Shape to Fabrication in 2014 celebrating the makers behind London Olympics and in 2012 assisted in managing the design and build of the Zaha Hadid collaboration for Venice biennale's centre-piece 'Arum'.