Bex Ilsley British, b. 1988

Since 2017, Ilsley’s practice has been using childlike colours and playfulness to allude to the temptation of regression and a blurred sense of time and identity on a personal level, as well as a responsibility towards the effect technological progress and reality-simulation may have on future generations. What parts of us are new, and what parts have always been? What’s inevitable and what should we take responsibility for? Which cycles can be broken?