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  • GEORGE EKSTS has commenced the 2014 Artist-in-Residence program at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. 
  • FLORA PARROTT is one of the artists appearing  in The Negligent Eye curated by Jo Stockham at The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool 8 March - 15 June 2014  http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/exhibitions/1971
  • ADAM GILLAM perticipated in This-Here-Now, a group show of four London based artists whose work explores the nature of objecthood and modes of representation. Curated by Julian Hughes Watts. Juan Bolivar, Adam Gillam, Hiroe Komai, Trisant. 23 Nov – 15 Dec at noformat gallery in Woolwich, London. http://www.noformat.co.uk
  • GEORGE EKSTS had work in Metamorphose(s) 13 October – 20 December at the Centre d'Art Contemporain Walter Benjamin in Perpignan, France.
  • ALICE WALTON participated in Album², at Five Years:  12th – 20th October. The other artists were Jo Addison, Anna Lucas, Louisa Martin, Melanie Stidolph and Maria Zahle. www.fiveyears.org.uk

  • FLORA PARROTT had work in ‘Art In Your Park’ in Nottingham throughout October.  This free, outdoor exhibition at Highfields ‘University’ Park presented newly commissioned work; the other artists were Chris Meigh Andrews, Kirsty Tinkler, David Lane, Theresa Caruana, Frank Kent, Kate Davis and David Moore. www.artinyourpark.org

  • ALICE WALTON showed work in An Unnatural Theatre, a four-person show at Aid & Abet in Cambridge from 6 September – 12 October. The other artists were Sophie Clements, CJ Mahony and Jorge Rivera.

  • Travis Riley has written an article about Tintype's new space for Garageland http://garagelandmagazine.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/a-conversation-with-teresa-grimes-of.html
  • On 10 August FLORA PARROTT led a tour of the current exhibition at the London gallery of the Zabludowicz Collection. Painting in the 2.5th Dimension is a group exhibition of works from the Collection that explore the expanded territory of traditional 2-dimensional painting. For more information click here.

  • SUKI CHAN’s Interval, Interval II and Sleep Walk Sleep Talk were screened at Leandro Erlich’s Dalston House installation 5 – 7 July as part of a programme curated by Gareth Evans and commissioned by the Barbican Cinema Department. Ten acclaimed film-makers offered fresh perspectives on London. For details of the full 6-week programme click here.

  • GEORGE EKSTS participated in the Toulouse International Art Festival 24 May to 23 June. Eksts was commissioned to make work for six rooms in the Fondation d’Entreprise Espace Ecureuil, one of the historic buildings in Toulouse that are venues for the festival. Other participating artists included Lindsay Seers, Howard Hodgkin, Kiki Smith, Julian Rosenfeldt. http://www.toulouseartfestival.com/fr/accueil

  • FLORA PARROTT was awarded an Arts Council/British Council Artists’ International Development Fund award. http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/news/arts-council-news/artists-awarded-funding-international-projects/

  • GEORGE EKSTS has been selected for the 2014 Artist-in-Residence program at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska, USA. 788 artists from around the world applied for eighteen spaces.

  • TINTYPE was one of the participating galleries in the inaugural EC1 & WC1 Galleries Day on Saturday 18 May.

  • SUKI CHAN'S film Still Point was shown at the Whitechapel Gallery on 25 April, a joint event with Becca Voelcker.

  • SERENA KORDA's Aping the Beast was at Camden Arts Centre 8 March – 5 May. Featuring a four-metre tall monster puppet hand-made in latex, and two new films, The Prognosticator and The Transmitters, the show explored our fears of the unknown. Korda choreographed three performance events. The accompanying File Note publication is written by Jonathan Allen. 
    Aping the Beast is co-commissioned by an Artsadmin Jerwood Commission, Camden Arts Centre, London and Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool. It tours to the Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool 25 May – 3 August
  • GEORGE EKSTS's show Incredible Utility is at the Hayward Concrete Café. Eksts presents a selection of visual conundrums from his ongoing series of Endless Videos. Hayward Gallery, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX. 
  • TINTYPE showed at Art Projects in the LONDON ART FAIR 16 – 20 January 2013. We featured the work of GEORGE EKSTS, FLORA PARROTT and ALICE WALTON.
  • SERENA KORDA's film Laid to Rest - the Brick Keeper's Dance showied throughout the London Art Fair in the film screening room.
  • SUKI CHAN's new film Still Point had a screening at the Deepam Cinema, Mahé in the Seychelles on the 18 Januaary with a Q&A with the artist.

           2012

  • GEORGE EKSTS is one of the artists in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2012. The show opened as part of this year's Liverpool Biennial in September and is at the ICA in London from 28 November – 13 January 2013.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON'S new commission from Vital Arts has been installed at the Royal London Hospital. Big Dipper references fairground rides and star-gazing; neon bunting appears to blow along a hospital corridor.
  • SUKI CHAN was in two group shows: Lightness at Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Ireland, 27 Sept - 6 Dec 2012  www.mermaidartscentre.ie and (b)orders, orders, (dis)orders (curated by Shay Mazloom) at Raf Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON was commissioned by London Borough of Waltham Forest to inaugurate a new street gallery space. Entitled I Knew You Would Look Beautiful, it took the form of a large-scale hoarding 10m x 3m, featuring four locally found Post-It notes from his archive.
  • GEORGE EKSTS's work was selected for Festival Printemps de Septembre 2012 in Toulouse, France. The festival invited the directors of the leading European art institutions to make nominations: Eksts was chosen to represent the Royal College of Art.
  • SUKI CHAN'S One Hundred Seas Rising opened at Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight, on 22 September. Chan interviewed 100 people about their ideas for revolutionary change and adapted 100 school desks to house speakers. Each voice can be listened to individually but the sound is also presented as a sonic wave, reverberating across the gallery space like a revolutionary mob. A Hundred Seas Rising was commissioned by Aspex, University of Portsmouth CCi SPACE and Quay Arts in response to London 2012. 
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON was selected for the three-person show The Snake That Ate Its Own Tail (with Peter Lamb and Samu Raatikainen) at the Pori Art Museum in Pori, Finland in August 2012. www.poriartmuseum.fi/eng/poriginal-galleria
  • SERENA KORDA completed a commissioned project in Barton Hill, Bristol for Field Art Projects and Sovereign Housing called The Work as Movement Archive (July 2012). She collected people’s everyday, work-related movements and industrial sign language. Korda led a dance troupe and childrens' choirs in a procession through the streets of Barton Hill. This culminated in the performance of an invented folk dance with music composed by Daniel O'Sullivan.
  • FLORA PARROTT had an installation at WW Gallery's Patio Projects in June. With her garland of 999 soap fingers, Parrott drew on the Buddhist story of Angulimala’s struggle to collect 1000 fingers.
  • SUKI CHAN was one of the artists who participated in SINOPTICON, an exhibition supported by Arts Council England and the National Trust's 'Trust New Art' programme which took place in four venues in Plymouth, Spring 2012. SINOPTICON focused on chinoiserie, reassessing perceptions of Chinese culture and its influence on contemporary art. Other artists included Grayson Perry, Isaac Julien, Karen Tam, Christian Janowski, Erika Tan and Tsang Kin-wah. http://www.sinopticon.org/
  • FLORA PARROT was selected for a residency at the Wysing Arts Centre. 617 artists from across the world applied for one of the twelve places on offer for Wysing Arts Centre's 2012 residencies The Cosmos, The Mirror, and The Forest. Flora Parrott, along with Salvatore Arancio, Nilsson Pflugfelder, and Stuart Whipps, were the artists for The Cosmos. www.wysingartscentre.org
  • Vital Arts commissioned JOBY WILLIAMSON to create an installation for the children’s x-ray and imaging areas at the new Barts and the London Children’s Hospital in Whitechapel, London. The work was installed Summer 2012.
  • In March, Art on the Underground showed Sleep Walk Sleep Talk by SUKI CHAN at the new large-scale public screening project in London’s Canary Wharf station. The other artists in this series were Marcus Coates, Dryden Goodwin, Karen Mirza & Brad Butler and Melanie Manchot. The programme, entitled The City in the City, was presented by Film and Video Umbrella and Art on the Underground. For further information see art.tfl.gov.uk.
  • In a commission for the Museum of London’s 2012 exhibition Dickens and London, SUKI CHAN showed an installation of light boxes and neon. Chan used images and text from her own study of London at night, Sleep Walk Sleep Talk.  www.museumoflondon.org.uk
  • KAYDE ANOBILE was selected for the El Nogal international residency in Madrid for May– June.
  • SUKI CHAN and FLORA PARROTT showed work in The Curator’s Egg, Altera Pars at the Anthony Reynolds Gallery in February – March. Some 100 individuals from the art world were invited to choose one work by a living artist. 
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  • 2011
  • SUKI CHAN'S films Interval II and Istanbul were presented at The Wapping Project in November as part of Undiscovered Landscapes, in which five international film makers explored the landscape of family, self, home and place. 
  • SERENA KORDA presented a performance piece, The Depiction of Clouds, at Turner Contemporary in Margate on 29 August with Robert Poulter. The performance grew out of their joint curiosity about the mechanics of theatre. Korda is drawn to Nicola Sabbatini's cloud machines that depicted different meteorological phenomena on the stage in the Italian baroque theatre.
  • SERENA KORDA was commissioned to make a special project for the  Wellcome Collection exhibition Dirt: The Filthy Reality of Everyday Life. Korda’s Laid to Rest featured a growing stack of hand-made bricks, all of which contain dust donated by the public. A mythical troupe of dancers called the Brick Keepers perform a ritualistic dance guarding and celebrating the brick stack. Korda filmed this in the Crossness Pumping Station, Joseph Bazalgette's magnificent 'cathedral to waste'. A layer of the bricks was ceremoniously buried in Brunswick Square Gardens in September.
  • TINTYPE curated Spritz, a group show of established and emerging artists for the law firm Simons Muirhead & Burton. Spritz included work by TIM DAVIES, who represented Wales in the 2011 Venice Biennale, AMIKAM TOREN, internationally renown conceptual artist, as well as young artists such as DOLORES DE SADE, who won the British Institution Award at the 2011 RA Summer Exhibition.
  • AN GEE CHAN, who was invited by Tintype to use the gallery as a project space earlier in 2011, was selected by the artist ADAM DANT to have a one-day solo show at the Flowers Gallery in Cork Street.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON and CRAIG WHEATLEY were commissioned by Skylon in the Festival Hall, London to make a series of works for an exhibition to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Festival of Britain. 
  • SUKI CHAN'S film Interval II was screened in an open-air plaza in the Chelsea area of New York as part of the Big Screen Project.
  • KAYDE ANOBILE'S work was in The Nature of Change: Hybridity, a group show of young artists presented by HRL Contemporary.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON'S Post-it note installation featured in Textures of Time, an exhibition curated by the Whitechapel Gallery & London Metropolitan University's Curating the Contemporary course.
  • FLORA PARROTT had a joint show, Trapezius, with LISA GUNN at the Herbert Gallery in Coventry exploring the ways in which the human body repairs and heals itself. The artists responded to works in the Herbert Museum.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON had an exterior installation with Sign Gallery in Reykjavík, Iceland. Entitled Hverju gleymdirðu? (What Have You Forgotten?) was based on his Tintype show of the same name.
  • FLORA PARROTT undertook a residency at the Ryedale Folk Museum in Yorkshire. This culminated in Dipole, an installation in the gallery that visually described the sensation of standing on the broad expanse of the Yorkshire Moors just outside the Museum.
  • Istanbul by SUKI CHAN was shown as part of Smile for London, a daily changing programme of film, art and animation displayed on digital platform screens across key London Underground sites.
  • SUKI CHAN'S Interval II was selected for the V&A Museum’s Friday Late as part of ‘China Through the Looking Glass’.
  • SUKI CHAN'S Sleep Walk Sleep Talk was exhibited at MoCA, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima, Japan.
  • 2010
  • SUKI CHAN'S work featured in Ingram Collection Kinetic Art Sculptures/Installations at the Lightbox, Woking, a joint show with Haroon Mirza.
  • FLORA PARROTT showed new work in a group show, Interstice at Testbed1 Project Space, London and also at the M2 gallery in Peckham and the Robin Gibson Gallery in Sydney, Australia.
  • SUKI CHAN was shortlisted for the Renaissance Art Prize 2010 hosted by the Italian Cultural Institute.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON showed work in The Familiar Unfamiliar, a group show at the Wuerttembergischer  Kunstverein in Stuttgart.
  • SERENA KORDA was Artist in Residence at the Camden Arts Centre, London in August; the residency culminated in the dance performance Decosa Tradition, Stockholm Kiefer/Pin, choreographed by Korda.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON was interviewed on Radio London in June about his show at TINTYPE, What Have You Forgotten?
  • SUKI CHAN'S two-screen moving image piece Sleep Walk Sleep Talk was shown at the 2010 Concrete and Glass Festival in Hoxton, East London and at the New Art Exchange in Nottingham.
  • The three artists in Tintype’s show Stripped Away – Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson, Helgi Hjaltalín Eyjolfsson and Helgi Thorgils Fridjónsson – featured in Wistful Memory, an exhibition at the National Gallery of Iceland in Reykjavík. Stripped Away was chosen as one of the five Top Events for the March Time Out and the Whitechapel's First Thursdays.
  • JOBY WILLIAMSON curated the Irregular Wasps show at Tintype with fellow artist Peter Lamb.
  • SERENA KORDA was commissioned to make artworks for the new Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green, East London, as part of the WalkWalkWalk Live-art collaboration.
  • SUKI CHAN curated a moving image exhibition for Jerwood Visual Arts at Jerwood Space in London: ‘For the Sake of the Image’, exploring the relationship between sound and image.
  • SERENA KORDA premiered her puppet show There's A Strange Wind Blowing at Galerie Klatovy/Klenová in the Czech Republic following her Start Point Prize residency there in Spring 2010. Start Point selects works from graduate programmes around Europe. Korda was the 2009 winner, the first time for an artist from outside Eastern Europe.
  • In March, SERENA KORDA performed in ‘Go Public’, an initiative at Tate Britain.
  • SUKI CHAN was profiled in the February issue of Dazed & Confused as part of a feature on Chinese-British artists and work by Chan, Gordon Cheung and Gayle Chong Kwan, was shown at a special event in London's Chinatown.