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On 24th June we kicked off with Art Barter’s exclusive Alexanderplatz launch party followed by Art Below’s 2 week long exhibition on 10 public pillars displaying Berlin’s hottest established and emerging artists, including Jonathan Monk, Jason Dodge and Uwe Henneken. Co-inciding beautifully with Berlin’s 6th Biennale for Contemporary Art, this summer promises to only further establish the city’s reputation as a creative melting pot.
Eloise Fornieles is an Anglo-Argentine artist represented by Paradise Row gallery. After a BA in Fine Art at Kingston University, Fornieles graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2006 with an MFA in Fine Art Media. Her work engages with human interaction, intimacy and the relationship between beauty and violence, using photography and video as an extension of her work in performance and installation.
Nicolas Ruston Winner of The Art Below / Sovereign Challenge at Bond Street, Central Line platform, Eastbound Amanda Holiday at London Bridge, Northern Line platform, Southbound Susan Hemming at Sloane Square, District Line Platform, Eastbound DON at Angel Station, Northern Line Platform, Northbound
Rebecca Fontaine Wolf at South Kensington Station Johan Andersson at Bond Street Station BandiWork at South Kensington and Sloane Square Station 4 Corners Film at Old Street Station Institute of Polish Culture at South Kensington Station
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DegreeArt.com presents Swedish artist Johan Andersson's debut solo show. Central Saint Martin's graduate Johan Andersson's, who was identified as one of the Independent's top 20 graduates of 2008, will be exhibiting selected works in his debut London solo show at the new DegreeArt.com Gallery, 12a Vyner Street, London E2.
The title for Johan Andersson's debut solo show 'Prophecy', from the Greek 'prophetia', defines the belief that divine inspiration can stir revelations.
ONSHOW at Battersea Three artists with the best and most recent of their paintings and drawings from Devon. Keiron Leach, Creydi Nevill, Ed Crumpton. The first London exhibition of this unusual and diverse collaborative touring group. Acquire Arts Gallery, 155 Battersea Park Road, London. SW8 4BU. Exhibition runs Mon 9th - Wed 18th August 2010. 10:30-6pm. Mon to Sat. Free. For images, links and video clips see www.onshow.org.uk
Our Shoot Nations project, celebrating it's 5th anniversary, is live this week - it's a photography project where we give young people (aged 11 to 25) a voice for expression on this year's global theme of CITY LIFE/urbanisation which are then presented to the highest form of government, the United Nations in a ceremony in New York in August.
The project includes a photography competition element, exhibitions and workshops in seven global cities, including a two month long exhibition in the lobby of the United Nations secretariat building in New York for two months starting in August.
The UK winner of the competition will receive an all expenses paid trip to New York to present winning and commended photos to the United Nations on International Youth Day, August 12. There are other prizes for global winners too!
In particular, we are trying to encourage participation in the photography competition element at the moment which closes on 28 July - I must stress, it's a very inclusive project and is aimed at everybody, not just photographers, but especially photographers.. We are encouraging anyone and everyone to use photography as a tool for expression and communication.
Rodney Graham Painter, Poet, Lighthouse Keeper 23 June – 31 July 2010 52 – 54 Bell Street
Painter, Poet, Lighthouse Keeper presents a series of new works, created by Rodney Graham specifically for Lisson Gallery. One of the most original and influential artists of his generation, Graham has constructed a complex and articulate practice which operates through systems of quotation, reference, adaptation and inscription from other works or authors. Here the artist draws from sources as diverse as structural film, Mallarmé's poetry, British zombie movies, and 19th century French military painting to create a kaleidoscopic exhibition combining works in photography, film and painting.
Jonathan Monk and Douglas Gordon Double Act Repeated 23 June – 31 July 2010 29 Bell Street
Lisson Gallery is proud to present a new exhibition by Jonathan Monk and Douglas Gordon. Double Act Repeated is a collaborative project comprised of four films, an opening-night performance and a series of new works created specifically for the exhibition. As artists Monk and Gordon share an interest in exploring the creative act as an intuitive process rooted in the history of Conceptual Art. As friends they share a passion for found images, football, word-play and the belief that the best ideas are generated around the dining table.
About the artists: Jonathan Monk (1969, Leicester) and Douglas Gordon (1966, Glasgow) met for the first time in 1990 when both were studying fine art in Glasgow. There first meeting either took place at back-stage at a Miles Davis concert or while watching England lose to Germany on penalties.
The films formed the basis of an exhibition at the Fondazione Morra Greco in Naples in 2009 and are presented in London for the first time.
Show and Tell Films presents Blender (supported by New Media Age)
Date/ Time/ Place: 30th June, 7pm, The Queen of Hoxton
Guest Speaker Line Up: Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution, UK Film Council) Jen Topping (New Media Commissioning Manager, Channel 4) Thomas Benski (Managing Director, Pulse Films) Matt Hunt (Managing Director, Joost Video Network part of Adconion Media Group) Paul Simonet (European Creative Strategy Director, Imagination) The event will be chaired by Nic Howell (Deputy and Features Editor, New Media Age)
Agenda: A panel discussion about the convergence of the media industries with Q and A, rooftop networking, free stuff and prizes. With essential learning and networking this event is a must for anyone working in Film, TV, Digital Media and Advertising.
Tickets: £25. There are only 150 places at this event, so book early to avoid disappointment. To buy tickets visit the Show and Tell website www.showandtellfilms.com
More info: You can find more info including the full agenda for the talk and speaker biogs atwww.showandtellfilms.com
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