Peter Downsbrough’s work deals with the complex relationship between architecture, typography, and linguistics. A versatile artist, he has worked with multiple mediums over the course of his career. After initially studying architecture, Downsbrough began to produce sculptural works, works on paper, photographs, films, and books. Downsbrough’s work is marked by a stripped dow and geometric aesthetic of gestures in space. At the core of his oeuvre is an investigation of place and the viewer’s relationship to architectural surroundings.
Located dark lines, divide, obscure Downsbrough’s selected arsenal of words and place identifiers like “here” and “there.”