2020

Michelle Williams Gamaker shortlisted for the Jarman Award

Michelle Williams Gamaker is one of the six artists who have been shortlisted for the 2020 Film London Jarman Award. The winner of the award will be announced on 24 November. In the run-up to the announcement, the work of the shortlisted artists will be available to view through the Whitechapel Gallery website. A special weekend of online screenings, discussions and performances featuring all six shortlisted artists is set for 14 – 15 November.

Jennet Thomas at Deluge in Canada

IT ONCE HAD A FACE, NOW IT WANTS ONE AGAIN, Jennet Thomas’s video installation (2020) is being exhibited at Deluge Contemporary Art in Victoria BC, Canada from June 6 to July 11

Jennet Thomas’s film on ArtReview’s movie club

 Jennet Thomas’s ANIMAL CONDENSED>>ANIMAL EXPANDED#2 featured on ArtReview’s Art Lover’s Movie Club – viewable for a week 4 – 11 June

Suki Chan recipient of FLAMIN Development Award 2020

Suki Chan is one of the three recipients of FLAMIN Production’s Development Award 2020 for her project Fog in My Head. The Award supports mid-career, London-based artists whose ambitious projects have the potential for national and international exhibition and distribution. Once the development stage of each project is successfully completed, the artists will receive production funding of up to £30,000 each, as well as ongoing support and mentoring opportunities tailored to the artist.

Michelle Williams Gamaker awarded Stuart Croft Award 2020

Michelle Williams Gamaker has been selected as one of the Stuart Croft Award winners 2020 for her moving-image project The Bang Straws. The Moving Image Award provides support for artist filmmakers to produce a significant moving image artwork that develops their practice, enabling them to test new ideas and take risks with both form and content.

Suki Chan at Science Gallery Rotterdam

Suki Chan launches her new film HALLUCINATIONS –  part of a major project exploring dementia and AI. Hallucinations was commissioned by Science Gallery Rotterdam and is part of the exhibition UN(REAL)

An Gee Chan exhibition in Hong Kong

An Gee Chan and Irish artist Justin Larkin, are showing work together in the exhibition Passing Time at ACO Art Space, Hong Kong, 4 – 26 April

Edwina Ashton in new series of Artists’ Editions for Camden Arts Centre

Edwina Ashton has made a ceramic piece entitled We’ve Come For The Kitten, one of a new series of Artists’ Editions made to support Camden Art Centre’s exhibition and education program.

Laura White selected for residency in Banff, Canada

Laura White has been selected to be a participant on the Object as Catalyst – Visual Arts Thematic Residency at the Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity in Canada which takes place in June 2020

Michelle Williams Gamaker – John Moores Prize juror

Michelle Williams Gamaker is on the jury for the John Moores Painting Prize 2020. The jury is composed of five artists and creative influencers.

Edwina Ashton in Beast

Edwina Aston is one of the five artists whose work was selected for Beast, curated by Emily Glass at the Old Big School Gallery, Tonbridge, Kent

Jennet Thomas in Animal Gaze Contructed

Jennet Thomas’s work is included in Animal Gaze Constructed at the Cass, London Metropolitan University, from Feb 22 to Mar 13th.

Michelle Williams Gamaker in Go On Being So at Newlyn Art Gallery

Michelle William Gamaker’s film House of Women was selected for Go On Being So at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange in Cornwall. 14 Feb – 30 May.

Jost Münster in Hard Painting x 2 at Phoenix, Brighton

Jost Münster’s work is included in the group show Hard Painting X 2 at the Phoenix, Brighton curated by Ian Boutell, Philip Cole, Stig Evans and Patrick O’Donnell. 8 Feb – 1 March.

Jennet Thomas at Xero Kline & Coma

Jennet Thomas’s solo exhibition It Once Had a Face Now It Wants One Again is at Xero Kline & Coma, London: 1 Feb – 23 Feb

Jost Münster in Slow Burn, The Auxiliary Gallery, Middlesbrough

Jost Münster’s work was part of Slow Burn at the Auxiliary Gallery in Middlesbrough curated by the online editorial and curatorial project Saturation Point. 19 Jan – 8 Feb.

2019

David Cheeseman at Domobaal, London

David Cheeseman’s large-scale sculpture-installation Once ever After: Thrice Removed 2014/2019 was shown as a solo presentation at Domobaal, London 13 Nov – 15 Dec

Madalina Zaharia at East Bristol Contemporary

Madalina Zaharia is showing work in Exhibition 023 at East Bristol Contemporary, until 8 Dec

David Blandy’s Essex Road film at Focal Point gallery

Essex Road goes to Essex…..the short film Interlaced that David Blandy made for Tintype’s annual moving image program, Essex Road 5, is showing as part of his exhibition The World After. At Focal Point Gallery, Southend, Essex. Until 26 January 2020.

George Eksts’ Serious String at Mansions of the Future, Lincoln

In this new work by George Eksts photographs of the Lincoln’s public spaces are transformed into objects, pictures and animations which are exhibited in a way that allows visitors to re-curate the show 23 Oct – 24 Nov. Eksts will be discussing his work and ongoing experimentation with digital prototyping techniques at an event on Saturday 26 Oct.

Michelle Williams Gamaker part of Curriculum at South London Gallery

Michelle Williams Gamaker is showing her short film House Of Women, on Sunday 27 October at the South London Gallery followed by an in-conversation with Narration Group co-convenor Ufuoma Essi. CURRICULUM is an evolving live programme and display by Narration Group exploring ideas of collective practice.

George Eksts in Line/Extended – UH Arts

Line/Extended brings together five artists – Rosana Antolí, Lucy Brown, George Eksts, Jane Grisewood and Andrea V Wright – whose work explores the potential of the drawn line and the expanded field of drawing. University of Herts Gallery, 17 Oct – 20 Dec.

David Cheeseman in Coventry Biennial

David Cheeseman’s large scale sculptural work, Matter’s Not is a centrepiece of the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art 2019,
4 Oct – 24 Nov

Jennet Thomas in Rebellion After The Collapse

Art After The Collapse is a provocative series of talk events at Dartington Hall, Devon. Featuring 15 leading artists and thinkers, the talks focus on how artists can point us at directions for ‘deep adaptation’ to a climate and ecological collapse that some say has already started to happen.

Madalina Zaharia in Art Encounters Biennial, Timișoara

Madalina Zaharia has been commissioned to make a new work for Art Encounters Biennial, in Timișoara, Romania. Art Encounters 2019 is curated by Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu.

Grant Foster in Exeter Contemporary Open 2019

Exeter Contemporary Open is at the Exeter Phoenix Gallery 20 Sept – 10 Nov. It presents a showcase of emerging and established contemporary visual artists from across the UK, selected by critic and curator Sacha Craddock; artist and 2006 Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner; and Phoenix Gallery Curator Matt Burrows.

Jost Münster in Notes on Painting II

Jost Münster’s work is part of Notes on Painting II, at Koppel Project Central, London. Until 26 October. Notes on Painting II is an on-going artist-led project run by Amelia Bowles and Antoine Langenieux-Villard

Laura White in No Particular Place to Go? – 35 years of Sculpture at Castlefield Gallery

Laura White has several works in No Particular Place to Go?, an exhibition celebrating 35 years of sculpture at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. The exhibition features work by 15 artists including Sir Anthony Caro, and Henry Moore.

Jost Münster in group show at Grolle Pass Projects, Wuppertal

Jost Münster’s work is included in the group show Zein Zufall at Grolle Pass Projects in Wuppertal, 31 Aug – 13 Oct

Suki Chan in exhibition at The Glucksman, Cork

Suki Chan’s Sleep Walk Sleep Talk is part of ‘Circadian Rhythms: Contemporary art and biological time’, at The Glucksman, Cork – curated by Chris Clarke and Fiona Kearney in association with the APC Microbiome Centre, UCC. 3 August – 3 November

Michelle Williams Gamaker – Arts Council Collection’s Artist of the Month

Michelle Williams Gamaker is the Arts Council Collection’s Artist of the Month. Her film House of Women was bought by the Collection in 2018

Madalina Zaharia in Mostyn Open 21

Madalina Zaharia’s work is in the Mostyn Open 21, Llandudno, Wales. Selected from over 750 submissions from across the globe, the 21st anniversary edition of this internationally significant exhibition presents over 30 artists working in disciplines including textiles, photography, painting, sculpture, installation and film and video. July – October

Grant Foster in The Book of Dreams

Grant Foster’s work is included in the group show The Book of Dreams, contemporary responses to the work of William Blake, at Chapel on the Green, in Glasbury, Wales July/August

Michelle Williams Gamaker in As Seen on Screen at the Walker Art Gallery

Michelle Williams Gamaker’s House of Women is part of As Seen on Screen – at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. The exhibition looks at the influence of cinema on art 31 May – 18 August

Jost Münster in two related exhibitions in Berlin and Geneva

Jost Münster appears in two related exhibitions proposing a ‘stand-off’ between abstraction and figuration – Check Mate! at BCMA, Berlin, and ABSTRACTION VS FIGURATION at Kunstgenerator, Geneva, late April – mid May

Jennet Thomas screenings at three film festivals

European Media Arts Festival, Germany – screening of Animal Condensed>>Animal Expanded#2
Braziers Mini Indi Festival, UK – screening of Animal Condensed>>Animal Expanded#2
Chicago Underground Film Festival, USA – screening of Animal Condensed>>Animal Expanded#2

Michelle Williams Gamaker in All About You, Koppel Project, London

Michelle Williams Gamaker is in All About You, a group show curated by Alex White, at The Koppel Project Hive, London 5 April – 3 May

Jost Münster in Carousel

Jost Münster is one of the artists in Carousel, a group show at The Koppel Project Central, London 17 – 25 May