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Posts Tagged ‘installation’

BRIGHTON SHOW: University of Brighton 2014 Graphic Design and Illustration Degree Show Review

A round up of the graphic design and illustration talent graduating from Brighton this summer, exhibited at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower over the weekend…

Written by Matt Bramford

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Installation by Charlie Barrows

Over the weekend more than 70 students from the University of Brighton's Graphic Design and Illustration programme brought their wares to The Bargehouse, a cavernous part of the Oxo Tower building with a labyrinth of bare brick rooms over four floors. It was the perfect setting for this show, where viewers were invited to explore the whole building featuring print, illustration and film in various rooms.

It was a mammoth task trying to check everything out, but a task I thoroughly enjoyed. Here's a rundown of some of my favourites, beginning with Charlie Barrows, whose flowers installation (top) was the first thing that caught my eye. She'd also produced some striking collage prints that at first looked pretty but up… read more

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Satoshi Date: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Exhibition Review

This London Fashion Week, designer Satoshi Date presented his A/W 2012 collections during an exhibition/workshop titled Alchemist's MInd where one could turn old, unloved material objects and feelings into something more precious.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Satoshi Date AW 2012 by Claire Kearns Satoshi Date, an ethical fashion designer featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, returned to an archway space on Holyrood Street near London […]

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Review: London College of Communication Green Week, 6th-10th February 2012

Between the 6th-10th of February 2012 The London College of Communication hosted a vibrant Green Week at its Elephant and Castle building with super special guests such as Supermarket Sarah, Skip Sisters, Garudio Studiage, Magnificent Revolution and Food for Good

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Urban Farming Installation by second year Interaction & Moving Image students as part of LCC Green Week illustrated by Deborah Moon Within an atmosphere of playfulness and improvisation the London […]

University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: Fine Techniques

Brighton illustration graduates: the best of the rest! There was so much technical talent on display at this show, plus some interesting installation work on the upper floor. Here it all is. Watch out particularly for Katie Scott, Megan Pearce, Bradley Jay, Sam Ashton, Harry Bloom, Thomas Bird and Tom Duxbury.

Written by Amelia Gregory

You’ve already read about the Collagists and the 80s influenced illustrators right? There was also some exceptional drawing and printmaking at the Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show. Here […]

Camberwell College of Arts: Ovo Show Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review – Downstairs 2

My final instalment of the best of Ovo Show features fab work from Jennifer Crouch, Alice Devine, Anna Suwalowska and a trio of illustrators with truly great names: Tendayi Vine, Kunyalala Ndlovu and Morgane Parma.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Anna Suwalowska. Now for the final round up of the best of Ovo Show from Camberwell College of Arts illustration graduates. Penny Klein used simple swathes of paint […]

University College Falmouth Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Fabulous work from Falmouth, where every student had a website. Yay! Particularly loved photographic projects by Josie Ainscough, Matthew Fessey, Kim Clarke and Aidan Rumble.

Written by Amelia Gregory

University College Falmouth took up the basement area at the Truman Brewery. Josie Ainscough was next to the entrance with four very strong images exploring how clothes create identity in […]

Edinburgh College of Art Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Black, red and white were common elements in very different work from Kate Edwards and Claudine Quinn in the Six Hens and A Cock ECA Free Range exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Kate Edwards. Edinburgh College of Art titled their exhibition Six Hens and A Cock. I liked the bold graphic art of Kate Edwards, who showed four close up […]

Metric Collective Jewellery Pop Up Exhibition at 94 Columbia Road

The Metric Collective was set up by Emma Madden and Myia Bonner to showcase the work of up and coming creatives from all sorts of craft disciplines. Currently sited in Columbia Road until the 28th August 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jewellery by Myia Bonner. Metric Collective describes itself as a ‘collective of thinkers and doers, designers and makers who use co-creativity to engage and empower.’ Pendant from The Diamond Collection […]

Wiltshire College: Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Interesting installations from Laura Haskell, Kiri Nicholetts, Sharon Smith, Danielle McDonald and Laura Holmes. Lovely fashion portraiture photography by Liz Daziel.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Installation by Danielle McDonald. The most interesting part of the Wiltshire College Photography degree show was the clever installations that some of the students had put together. Laura Haskell had […]

Visual Music

The curator of The Book Club's 'Visual Music', Alex Marshall talks to us about semiotics, Fantasia and the universal mirror of Art. But he insists, that it all may be bullshit.

Written by Amica Lane

All photography by Matteo Patocchi When coming to chose a degree upon my emancipation from the grim steely hell that I refer to as ‘high school’ I had had intended […]

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Eva Hesse Studiowork: Camden Arts Centre

Die-hard Eva Hesse fan Louisa Lee reports from an arts centre on a hill

Written by Louisa lee

Contingent, courtesy of Eva Hesse, 1969 What makes a work unfinished? And, if a work is ‘unfinished’, what makes a work ‘finished’ and how should an incomplete work be viewed? […]

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Earth at The Royal Academy of Art

The Earth show or the Art of a changing world at the Royal Academy of Art was a grand sweeping affair. Art editor Valerie Pezeron attended the press view and reports for those who missed it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Mariele Neudecker, ’400 Thousand Generations’, 2009. Steel, fiberglass, water, salt GAC100. 153 x 113 x 55 cm. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Thumm. Photo courtesy the artist I love […]

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Urs Fischer: Molding Objects to Imperfection

The New York art scene is currently all about immersive installations as Brazilian contributor Vanessa Krongold discovered while visiting the Big Apple on a vacation trip. And the Urs Fisher exhibition left her with a taste for the absurd.

Written by Vanesa krongold

All Photographs courtesy of New Museum, except where otherwise stated It is now time for the absurd to take center stage. Swiss-born “imperfectionist” Urs Ficher makes the gallery goer rethink […]

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Harun Farocki at Raven Row: Against What? Against Whom?

Contributor Hannah Osborne saunters into Raven and is enthralled by video artist Farocki's arresting montages

Written by Hannah Osborne

Workers Leaving Factory © Harun Farocki Harun Farocki is a strange sort of a person. Although he has been making films since 1967, he is a fairly new addition to […]

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The 2009 Freedom To Create Prize Awards at the V&A

Artists activists earn major exposure with top creative expression awards

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration by Naif Al-Mutawa courtesy of PagetBaker Associates What do you do when your freedom of expression has been seriously hampered? What happens when an artist has to muster all […]

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Alternative Risk Transfer: Interview with Eugene Perera

Artists, collectors and visitors set to be tossed into 2 story high giant “Gambling Den” in the heart of Brick Lane.

Written by Jessica Stokes and Valerie Pezeron

Photography by Egene Perera Artists Eugene Perera, Eiko Honda and Christopher Thomas set up the A.R.T Organization or “Art Casino” in an attempt at initiating reflection on the nature of […]

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Art Listings November 23-29

Written by Valerie Pezeron

A HONOURS ILLUSTRATION – I-Spy Holborn Illustration by Holly Trill Haven’t got that Christmas present sorted? Here is an idea; Holly Trill is a student at Middlesex University’s BA Hons […]

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Ghost Forest: Trafalgar Square au natural

Angela Palmer‘s ecological art is a wake-up call for those still absent from the Climate Change argument

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Ghost Forest in Trafalgar Square is a well-timed art-installation taking place ahead of the UN conference on Climate Change from December 7 to 18, involving 11,000 delegates from 192 countries. […]

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Oxfam taking action with a city of tents and Jamie Hewlett of Gorillaz lending a hand

Putting pressure on the Government and getting people up for the wave...

Written by Adam S

If you walked over the Millennium Bridge today you might happen upon a small city of tents, this is in fact not a new city of borrowers or a miniature […]

Art Listings: 10th August – 16th August

Weekly Listings, Countrywide

Written by Alice Watson

William Cobbing: Thoughts From the Bottom of a Well Gymnasium Art Gallery Berwick Barracks The Parade Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DG Until 13th September Wednesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm Free Sculpture, […]