Mark Leckey introduced his talk by saying “I’m having a crisis.” Although that must feel like torture for him, it actually comforted me in a strange way. To know that artists who have ‘made it’, still go through times in their career where their inspiration dries up, makes me realise that it’s ok to sometimes… Continue reading Artist Talk: Mark Leckey
A Play on Rope was an audacious experimental solo show by Charley Evans, a first year student studying Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University. The one-night-only pop-up show, situated at Zuhouse in central Liverpool, was an installation consisting of three television monitors showing experimental films, intertwined with bright orange rope and fragments of coal. The… Continue reading Charley Evans: A Play on Rope
Achaintre started her talk by talking about her drawing as the thing that informs her other work. She then started to make her drawing into rugs. Achaintre then had many questions about showing the work such as: is the work a rug or is it an image? She did find it interesting as a piece… Continue reading Caroline Achaintre
The first show I organised was on 17th March, and I curated it and featured my work in it with nine other third year students. We exhibited the work it the Surtsey Projects Gallery in Liverpool and then deinstalled the show the next day. The show worked really well as an exhibition and the public… Continue reading The First Exhibition I Organised: ‘If the Shoe Fits’ at Surtsey Projects, Liverpool.
I went to help set up the show to help with the last tweaks, and as I walked into the space in the afternoon, disco-type lights and fluorescent animations were on. However, in the daylight they looked minimal and not very effective. As the day went on, and it became dark just before the show… Continue reading Rory Macbeth X Passive Aggressive Collaborative Systems
Really glad I got the chance to see Pippa's work in an exhibition. Although I feel that the space was a little too small to really appreciate some of Pippa's work, it was interesting to see her work juxtaposed with Ellie Hoskin's work. The two artist's work came together well yet the difference between the two… Continue reading Pippa Eason and Ellie Hoskins: ‘Still Scrolling’ at The Trophy Room Gallery.