risk - Create News 8 (April 2010)
Faisal Abdu'Allah on experimenting with risk
Faisal Abdu'Allah, Private Views, ed Judith Palmer (Serpents Tail)
My practice is a visual auto-biography played out in text, image and space, each one a true testament to my uncompromising and critical analysis of the collective I live in. My work in the community is the perfect catalyst to summarise my work ethic and principles. We are informed about the gallery space but never comprehend it as being an extension of the artist studio, a haven that purifies emotions through the evocation of fear, stimulation of thought and interaction. Questions of class, ownership and rites of passage are consistently volleyed around this creative playground.
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