I haven’t been away for three months just busy with on going projects and experimenting with more video and sound. They are all about to come to fruition. First up my friends at Art & Graft are … well I will let them explain below. I have been photographing the wonderful objects that have been produced.
THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER - SATURDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER
We’ve invited some of the most exciting artists, illustrators and designers working today, to take a recognisable tool of craft and apply their skill and ingenuity to transform it into a unique form.
Whether it is using the nature of the item to inspire a print, reutilising a screwdriver to retrieve the last bit of paint from a tube or adding new forms onto the existing structure; the resulting prints, films and sculptures transcend the original tool to become exquisite objects in their own right.
In turn, providing insight into the conceptual and practical methods of each of the contributors. As Joel Hopkinson notes the tools “hold the promise of things to come, the material realisation of the imagination; as if all the dumb inert matter in the world can be transformed with the elegant sweep of the expert.”
The exhibition is open Mon - Fri: 11:00 - 18:30 and Sat 12:00 - 18:00, with a late night opening on Tues 16th until 21:00.
Craig & Karl
Hisham Akira Bharoocha
Neasden Control Centre