Category Archives: Writing

Exhibition Text – Rebecca Ackroyd ‘Carburettor’ at Kinman Gallery 4/9/14

These new works by Rebecca Ackroyd are tense. Bruised and intestinal ceramics rest on top of resistantly-nostalgic resin casts of a car seat from the artist’s childhood; then on the walls, orthopedic steel-rebar interjects liquidly-impervious silk and gluey resins; it’s

Exhibition Text – Rebecca Ackroyd ‘Carburettor’ at Kinman Gallery 4/9/14

These new works by Rebecca Ackroyd are tense. Bruised and intestinal ceramics rest on top of resistantly-nostalgic resin casts of a car seat from the artist’s childhood; then on the walls, orthopedic steel-rebar interjects liquidly-impervious silk and gluey resins; it’s

Antiknow – Jakob Jakobsen – Flat Time House, London; Review

(Draft): Antiknow – Exclusive and elusive In 1968, John Latham (who’s house-archive makes up Flat Time House) proposed a “probably unrealized[1]” course for the AntiUniveristy in Shoredtich East London called Antiknow: To have respect for observation is fine and unexceptional.

Antiknow – Jakob Jakobsen – Flat Time House, London; Review

(Draft): Antiknow – Exclusive and elusive In 1968, John Latham (who’s house-archive makes up Flat Time House) proposed a “probably unrealized[1]” course for the AntiUniveristy in Shoredtich East London called Antiknow: To have respect for observation is fine and unexceptional.

Ann Hirsch

Ann Hirsch is one of the best artists working with networked media and performance today.

Ann Hirsch

Ann Hirsch is one of the best artists working with networked media and performance today.

The Onsie Cycle – Benedict Drew – 2Queens/The Phoenix, Leicester; Review

Let’s face it, contemporary reality is much more the feeling of fully enclosed terry cloth and cheap-24hr meat products (processed food), than it is the slick dreams of digital high definition. In a continuation (or as Drew calls it, a

The Onsie Cycle – Benedict Drew – 2Queens/The Phoenix, Leicester; Review

Let’s face it, contemporary reality is much more the feeling of fully enclosed terry cloth and cheap-24hr meat products (processed food), than it is the slick dreams of digital high definition. In a continuation (or as Drew calls it, a

So I Thought I’d Join the 21st Century & Get In On The Act – Tom Huett – Carlos Ishikawa, London: Review

Narrative. Seemingly everywhere in 2013. When Frieze Magazine recently asked how – in light of technological advances in presentation platforms – narrative structures will change, Ian Cheng described an “intuitive technology for normalising change, for coherring the experience of reality

So I Thought I’d Join the 21st Century & Get In On The Act – Tom Huett – Carlos Ishikawa, London: Review

Narrative. Seemingly everywhere in 2013. When Frieze Magazine recently asked how – in light of technological advances in presentation platforms – narrative structures will change, Ian Cheng described an “intuitive technology for normalising change, for coherring the experience of reality

The Rag Papers – Corin Sworn – Chisenhale, London – Review

Corin Sworn’s The Rag Papers at the Chisenhale Gallery is as much about the certainty that objects hold in our construction of the world, as it is about their fragmentary and disruptive capacity for slippage. Sworn uses what we see

The Rag Papers – Corin Sworn – Chisenhale, London – Review

Corin Sworn’s The Rag Papers at the Chisenhale Gallery is as much about the certainty that objects hold in our construction of the world, as it is about their fragmentary and disruptive capacity for slippage. Sworn uses what we see

Us Dead Talk Love – Ed Atkins – Chisenhale, London: Review

Death: the favourite subject of the self-sure male artist sliding into their stride. How could the world cope without me/him?!  How would the world cope with out Ed Atkins? The themes in Us Dead Talk Love – death sex, corporeality

Us Dead Talk Love – Ed Atkins – Chisenhale, London: Review

Death: the favourite subject of the self-sure male artist sliding into their stride. How could the world cope without me/him?!  How would the world cope with out Ed Atkins? The themes in Us Dead Talk Love – death sex, corporeality