by Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 6 July 2012

Let nature run its course on the silver screen, and you’ll have Federico Chiesa’s imaginings of fairly horrific 80s movie characters getting on with age, that thief of time. The creepy twins from The Shining are now grannies shopping at the supermarket while Halloween’s Michael Myers must now resort to using a walking frame to creep up on victims. Just one thing, though: what’s a classy Sith Lord like Darth Vader doing on the couch with flannel blanket and hot water bottle, getting mixed up in the mostly B-grade company of these horror characters?