ART PICTURE STORY: Gabriel Andreu Takeover: #PostDigitalWeekend @DegreeArt

A matter of blood by gabriel andreu


by Gabriel Andreu

Untitled, unnamed, sold by Gabriel Andreu

Gabriel Andreu photography

Gabriel Andreu is a multimedia artist working with film, performance and photography. His work sees him take up the roles of artist, director, actor and author; he uses media such as photography, video and performance. Collaborating with others, he explores feelings, fears, and frustrations. Notions of social art, identity and masculinity often appear in Gabriel’s work. In his most recent project ‘A Matter Of Blood’ he explores the relationship between siblings.

You can watch ‘A Matter Of Blood’ @DegreeArt in ‘Post Digital: Are We There Yet?’ until 14th August 2014, 12a Vyner Street, London E2 9DG.

About Ben Austin

Ben Austin studied History of Art at Reading University. He started Catto Contemporary in Shoreditch where he was responsible for helping to launch the careers of several artists and showed Anthony Micallef and Banksy in a curated exhibition entitled ‘Perverse Pop’ back in 2001. Austin has worked at Art Review, before setting himself up as an independent curator and through Austin Enterprises he staged the legendary Frieze opening night show/party entitled ‘Decadence, Decay and the Demimonde’ at Home House in 2007, which featured art on loan from the Saatchi Gallery (Marcus Harvey, Liz Neal and Barry Reigate). He has also curated exhibition at the Blouin Foundation – ‘After Dark’ series, featuring acclaimed artists such as Alice Anderson. He has been on the judging panel for the ‘Young Masters’ prize. More recently he curated ‘Art Britannia’ during Miami Basel featuring a collection of contemporary British artists and acted as the initial curator and advisor the The Dot Project Gallery in Fulham. Ben Austin acts as an art advisor and dealer. He writes for numerous publications including Artlyst and FAD.

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