Peter Chara

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Peter is a visual artist living and working in London, England.

Peter works in a variety of mediums including spray and acrylic paint, oil sticks, collage and pen. Pieces are characterised by colour and texture- qualities that magnify an expressionist style throughout his works. There is a defining dichotomy in Peter’s work, in so much that he seesaws wildly between the monochrome and precision, to the free and colourful.

Peter is currently working on a series exploring the ideas of choice and freedom. Are choices freely made or are they influenced by previous decisions (such as what children’s television programmes we watched as children)? Or perhaps, we have no choice (or freedom whatsoever) and our paths are mapped from the very outset.

Therefore, the pieces attempt to explore the ideas of existentialism, determinism and fatalism through the medium of imagery, words and m