Ian Micheal

In the suspension of banal moments, Micheal’s work invites us to consider muted intimacies that saturate everyday life. Be it the brush of a comb against the scalp in a barbershop, an arm casually slung around another’s shoulders while waiting at the train station, or fingers curled warmly around a trumpet, these works speak to the proximities and caresses that constitute the quotidian. By capturing fleeting gestures that often fail to register, Micheal’s practice asks what it means to inhabit these affinities in a minor key.
Courtesy of Mariane Ibrahim.