Sunday, 13 October 2013

Big Deal No. 5

Big Deal No 5

Martin Sexton Performance 'Dark Pegasus' ending in front of my banner 'Remember. THE END' at Big Deal No 5 (photograpgh  by Vanja Balog)
I showed three works at Big deal No 5 curated by international artists Vanya Balog and Cedric Chrisite.
The exhibition took pace during Frieze week in an underground car park in central London - Q Park, Cavendish Square. There were many performances and special events throughout the duration of the exhibition.  It was exciting to be able to show work in such an evocative space with so many other great artists. 
I showed a new piece Remember. THE END originally shown at Theatrical Dynamics exhibition earlier this year and also some older work, Classic and You'll be sorry when I'm gone originally made for the exhibition DRIVEN at the Fieldgate Gallery in 2006
Art works were installed in the car lots and along the circular driveway through the space.
Car park owner Geoffry Leong was one of the main sponsors of the event.  Geoffrey is  very much a fan and supporter of artists led exhibitions.

Exhibition info:
Curated by Vanya Balogh & Cedric Christie
BIG DEAL No 5 FILM REEL curated by Daniel Buckley
Private view 17th October 2013
Artists Preview 4 – 6 pm
Open for public 6 – 10pm (free entry)
Exhibition open
18th – 20th October 2013, 11am – 7.30pm
For further information call +44 (0)75 8745 4613
Q PARK · Cavendish Square · level -3
W1G 0PN · London
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Monday, 7 October 2013

Bloomsbury Festival: Reading as Art - A Psychic Synopsis

I'm back at Senate House for the Bloomsbury Festival 2013!
On October 15th you will find me in the Paleography and Manuscripts Room at Senate House Library, as part of Sharon Kivland and Mura Gosh's Reading as Art. Turning the Pages of Victorian Psychology.  
I'll be performing Psychic Synopsis - Indexing the Unconscious Mind of Senate House Library

Taking the Victorian subdivision of the Psychology Library as her point of departure and return, Sarah Sparkes has wandered the labyrinth of Senate House library - literally, virtually and conceptually - exploring this vast, towering archive in search of its unconscious mind. Certain books, pamphlets and other archival material, which resonated in response to her quest, have been indexed by the artist on a set of cards. These cards, referencing playing, divination and Zener cards  (used in early psychical research to test telepathic powers) will be laid out on a table in front of the artist. You are invited to choose, take and keep a card; on turning this over you will find a reference number to a book or other item in SHL which, you may make your own physical or psychical journey to find

Convened by Sharon Kivland and Mura Ghosh 
5.45 p.m. for a 6 o'clock start
and ending some time around 7.45 p.m. 
Evoking a wind that blows through a library, opening books, prompting unexpected stories, this evening of readings, art,  and performances engages with Victorian psychology from the library’s collections

Debbie Booth, Kate Briggs, Jan Campbell, Jamie Crewe, Vincent Dachy & Bridget MacDonald, Karen David, Annabel Frearson, Rachel Garfield & Janet Hodgson, Chris Gibson, Laura Gonzalez,  Jane Harris, Peter Jaeger, Kreider + O'Leary  & Paul Bavister, Catherine Linton, Hayley Lock,  Sophie Loss, John McDowall, Forbes Morlock, Hester Reeve, Naomi Segal, Sarah Sparkes,  Holly Stevenson, Julie Westerman, Sarah Wood, Gillian Wylde

This event is free but places are limited and must be booked through the Bloomsbury Festival.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Deptford X - South London Salon

Deptford X - Harry Pye's South London Salon

The Way Home, Watercolour on paper,  2013

Over the past year I've been quietly and obsessively making paintings of the same subject.  The series is called 'The Way Home'  and  I'll be showing some of these new paintings at the Deptford X as part of Harry Pye's South London  Salon

The works will be exhibited at the brand new D.X H.Q on Brookmill Rd (1 minute's walkk from Deptford D.L.R)

Deptford X is London’s longest running contemporary visual arts festival and has been experienced by over one million people since inception in 1998.
A seal on the area’s creative credentials” – Evening Standard “Bigger and more international each year” – Time Out “A vibrant festival of contemporary art” – Guardian Guide, Pick of the Week

12noon to 6pm 28th September - 6th October 
The private view for Harry Pye's south London Salon is on Thursday the 3rd of October from 6pm till 9pm.

For this year's festival Harry Pye & his friends are having their own salon. The work exhibited will be from artists with a strong connection to South London. In many cases the actual work will be about South London too. The artists in The South London Salon are:
Marie SmithCedar LewisohnChristopher Owen,Sarah DoylePeter Lamb,Howard Dyke, Rowland Smith, Julia Bedford,David DipreLiam NewnhamPatrick Morrissey & Hanz Hancock,Edward WardRosalind DavisBob LondonKlarita Pandolfi-CarrSarah SparkesClare PricePaul Hamilton, Jackie ClarkGiles KentJulie BennettPaul WyeTracey WilliamsZac T LeeMikey GeorgesonMarcus Cope,Sinead WheelerMel Cole, Julian Wakeling, and Aleksandra Wojcik