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What Is The Point?


7th - 15th November 2017
Opening Night: Tuesday 7th November, 6pm - 8pm

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What Is The Point?


7th - 15th November 2017
Opening Night: Tuesday 7th November, 6pm - 8pm

What Is The Point?’ will be a group exhibition of UK and International artists. Each artist creating a new artwork for the exhibition, drawing inspiration from, and attempting to answer the question, ‘What Is The Point?’

This is the fifth annual What is The Point? exhibition organised by ArtCan and will include sculpture and video art alongside all forms of 2D art. All the artists involved have agreed to support this initiative as a collaborative artistic process.

ArtCan is a non-profit organisation supporting contemporary artists through a vibrant and exciting exhibition programme. The aim at ArtCan is to promote fair payment of artists: when you purchase a piece at an ArtCan event, you deal directly with the artist and they receive 100% of the profit. The organisation’s ongoing objective is to create, promote, maintain and improve opportunities for contemporary artists without compromise to their artistic exploration and development.

ArtCan functions on a membership basis. It is open to all fine artists and creative practitioners. Members support and engage with one another and through collaboration, communication and networking, facilitate and enable exciting exhibiting and project opportunities. With 80 international members currently participating and no cap on capacity, the organisation actively welcomes applications.

www.artcan.org.uk
Twitter / Instagram @artcanorg 

 

                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Artists:

- Abigail Markov
- Alice Gorton
- Amy Oliver
- Anthony Grieves
- Atelier Coolpool
- Caroline Banks
- Catherine Fenton
- Dafni Bampanioti
- Diana Burch
- Duy Phuong
- Edmund Palao
- Eiman Elgibreen
- Eleanor Buffam
- Elizabeth Grant
- Emily Bowcher
- Alissa Thor
- Geraldine Molia
- Heather Burwell
- Hedy Parry-Davies
- Ian Harris
- Jenni Bea
- Jonathan Mann
- Karl Singporewala
- Kate Judge
- Laura Gompertz
- Laurent Nurisso
- Linda Burrows
- Meriliis Rinne
- Mia Haggi
- Michelle Hold
- Miraj Ahmed
- Mirella Bandini
- Nadya Yakustidi
- Nara Walker
- Nicola Moody
- Olga Mikhaseva
- Sal Jones
- Santiago Alcon
- Simon Probyn
- Sussi Hodel
- Svetlana Grishina
- Tamara Torres
- Teja Tegelj
- Tomas Nanne Sandberg
- Tomasz Jurek

 

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



EXHIBITION Information

This exhibition will be on display between 7th - 15th November 

Mixed Media Exhibition

Open 11am - 6pm Daily
 

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Body and Soul


22nd - 25th November 2017
Opening Night: Wednesday 22nd November, 6-8pm  

Body and Soul


22nd - 25th November 2017
Opening Night: Wednesday 22nd November, 6-8pm  

All Sculptures by Vojsava Fakhro.  
www.galleryv.co.uk

"Having qualified and practised as an architect for many years, I turned to sculpture in the '80s. This began with an introduction to clay modelling under the guidance of a portrait sculptor who had a profound influence on my development in that field. The human form was my main point of reference, and my preferred medium was clay. I enjoyed loosely piling lumps of this malleable material to form a likeness of the sitter; the heavily textured surface was to became my personal style.

I later progressed to wood and stone. With these materials I try to capture a flow in forms, still with the human body as my direct source of inspiration. Wood certainly lends itself to that flow (stone less so), where the grain often dictates which way the chisel goes:  though I am in control of the tools, there is an unpredictability which I find both daunting and exciting.

A piece of charred wood, found on a pile of smouldering wood in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and lovingly carried back to London, pointed towards a new direction. By selectively exposing my completed sculptures to a blow torch, I could introduce greater tonal contrast and texture to my work.

Experimenting with resin, cement, papier mache and metal (for which, sadly, I no longer have facilities) I can develop new techniques through using a variety of materials. Light has played an important part in some of my work and I intend to incorporate more of this in future."

 

 

                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist: 

Vojsava Fakhro

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



EXHIBITION Information

Body and Soul will run from 22nd - 25th November 2017

Sculpture Exhibition

Opening hours 11am - 6pm Daily