Alias Trate is a London-based outsider artist, working under a pseudonym that refers to the human traits he paints.
The experience of art has changed dramatically over the past year. The pandemic and enforced confinement made many of us shift to more virtual encounters, from meetings to cocktail classes.
With this latest body of work, Alias Trate invites the viewers into his fantastical world, where past and present, the mythical and real, coexist.
“We wanted to recreate the idea of entering into the artist’s space, hence the drone became a way to get the feeling of a bird’s eye view into someone’s creative process”.
The pandemic has altered how we live, work and make art. It’s also changed how we visit exhibitions. Online viewing rooms and 360 galleries have become the norm, with many institutions porting entire programmes online. The question is: what’s next?
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's been a wave of innovation around the world geared toward creating more virtual experiences for people to enjoy from the comfort, and safety, of their own homes.
Lockdown may have forced the closure of art galleries across the country, but - in a digital age - not even a global pandemic can stop creativity. Here, we round up just ten of the best exhibitions to peruse and immerse yourselves in, online now…
Alias Trate, a Canadian, London-based conceptual artist, has used the ample time during the lockdown to meditate on the moodier aspects of this shapeless, worrisome year.
Zeus’ Bastards, a solo pop-up show of 16 large-scale oil-on-canvas works by Canadian artist, Alias Trate, from 1st-3rd October.
Artists are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in myriad ways, attempting to make sense of a new world and way of living. A key example is Alias Trate, a London-based Canadian painter whose most recent works were made during lockdown.
The ancient Greeks in their mythological fables magnified the vices and virtues of the human beings by representing them as immortal divinities, whose whimsical desires triggered the adventures of men on earth.
Offering a unique window into the oil-on-canvas world of one of the UK’s leading emerging artists
With his evocative dayglo painitngs, Alias Trate is quickly establishing himself as one of the UK's most prominent emerging artists
Technicolour Malaise is Trate’s new virtual exhibition – offering an immersive window into his practice
Canadian contemporary artist Alias Trate’s tour of his new exhibition, a series of surreal, dreamlike portraits
Calling itself “an antidote to social distancing,” this virtual exhibition features works by Alias Trate
Missing your cultural fix? Meet the artist giving you an immersive 360-degree virtual tour of his vibrant London studio
A self-taught artist, Alias Trate approaches art-making by drawing from his subconsciousness
Attend the virtual launch of 'Technicolour Malaise' a collection of striking works by Canadian artist Alias Trate
Ten coolest things to do from your home - take a 360-degree virtual tour of evocative paintings from Alias Trate's studio
A new 3D, interactive gallery showcases the latest exhibition by a Canadian-born, London-based artist
The collection is haunting, despite the playful colours and childlike character, or more accurately, because of them
Why not break up the hours by going on a virtual tour of some of the world’s most inspiring places?
This April, Canadian native, TRATE, will be unveiling his latest series of works, Technicolour Malaise
London Artist launches virtual immersive exhibition in April in response to COVID-19 social distancing
In the midst of social distancing and the keeping cultured from home, ALIAS TRATE will be hosting a virtua art exhibition
Artist Trate will be hosting his own virtual exhibition of new collection of works, Technicolour Malaise, this April
The figurative works are inspired by an interplay of imagination and distilled experiences, exploring shifting emotions
Daniella Saunders caught up with Canadian artist ALIASTRATE in light of his upcoming solo virtual exhibition
Far from the crowded and anxious streets of a city that has made insomnia the rule, sits the rare exception, Emotive Brutes
Alias Trate, Canadian figurative painter has recently decided to present his work to the public for the first time in London's East End
Emotive Brutes is comprised of a suite of large-scale works in oil, all executed between 2017 and 2018.
Bold in colour and emotion, the first exhibition in London of work by Alias Trate opens on 7 February 2019
Canadian artist Trate is causing a stir in London’s art world, and this will intensify next year when he holds his first U.K show