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Rosa's painting is intriguing on many levels. A collection of strange characters busy themselves with mysterious spells in a spooky scene with no particular focal point. There's a lot to look at and to try to understand here. Find out how Cécile interprets this dark image.

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About the artist

Cécile B. Evans’ multidisciplinary works examine the value of emotion and its rebellion as it comes into contact with ideological, physical, and technological structures. They have recently been on a residency with the National Ballet of Marseille and exhibited a new performance commission at Centre Pompidou, Paris, both part of an ongoing adaptation of the Industrial Era ballet ‘Giselle’. Recent selected solo exhibitions include 49 Nord 6 Est - Frac Lorraine, France; Tramway, Glasgow; mumok, Vienna; and Tate Liverpool.

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