Zach Zono is a self-taught artist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, who currently lives and works in London. In London, he has been able to develop his personal artistic style even further. His abstract paintings reflect his fascination with colour, memories, and form, which is evident throughout his current practice. His compositions reflect fragmented memories and how we try to exaggerate or enhance them when reliving them, particularly when trying to recreate a specific feeling or memory.
Zono's work is a meditation on the sensation of memory and existence. His paintings are based on internal experiences manifested in different ways. They can be viewed as a map of the mind, a landscpae documenting the passage of time while retaining the fluidity of an idea or feeling. Each painting captures a moment in time rather than chronicling events, transitions that transcend thought and feeling.
The organic forms and vivid hues in Zono's work are somewhat of an ode to his life in Cape Town. By utilising his large-scale works as a medium for experimentation, Zach’s pieces capture an audience’s attention by creating an atmosphere that can only be experienced in person.