Gillies Adamson Semple Interview – “I found that an absence of discernible scripture meant that symbols and images became more important than language”

Scottish born, London-based artist Gillies Adamson Semple recently sat down with art historian, writer and curator Hector Campbell to discuss his experience of artist residencies, his approach to curation, his return to art education and his current exhibition project springseason, which runs at Fieldworks in London Fields until September 10th.

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springseason exhibition – “Spring 2020 has since been redacted.”

We are now working with and against the building; the work accruing new rationale through intervention. With access to further corners of the FieldWorks complex, vacant nests, glinting natural attractions, falling seedlings and leaves of shredded text all become simulacra for the season of regeneration, as viewed from behind a locked window.

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Artist Billy Fraser Interview – “One day you will see Godzilla encapsulate total, absolute destruction, a poetic dance between seriousness and absurdity”

London based artist Billy Fraser recently sat down with art historian, writer and curator Hector Campbell to discuss his experiences with curation, his current reclusive studio practice, his enduring Godzilla obsession, an Apollo 11 inspired body of work and his current two-person exhibition And Here You Are, Holding On, with Milo Creese at Well Projects in Margate

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Delphian Gallery Interview – “We wanted to be very candid, and talk about the lows as well as the highs”

Delphian Gallery co-founder and co-director Benjamin Murphy recently sat down with art historian, writer and curator Hector Campbell to discuss their annual Open Call, the Delphian Podcast, their Lockdown Editions initiative and their inaugural publication ‘Navigating The Art World: Professional Practice for the Early Career Artist’, supported by Foolscap Editions.

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Florence Hutchings Interview – “I once made this purple and green painting and was thinking to myself ‘I wonder why I picked those colours’, only later did I notice I was wearing both those colours in my outfit.”

London based artist Florence Hutchings recently sat down with art historian, writer and curator Hector Campbell to discuss her prolific sketching of the everyday, her playful use of colour and scale, and her adoption of domesticity as her principal subject matter, as well as her upcoming solo exhibition, The Doors of Perception, with Delphian Gallery in Paris

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How do you fit 46 artists into one show? Subsidiary Projects and Georgia Stephenson have managed (with a bit of magic) for their latest exhibition ‘The Potion Room’.

Subsidiary Projects, born out of a ground-floor flat due to the lack of exhibiting spaces in London, has relocated to the third floor of a community centre in Vauxhall Park. This new location was the starting point for curator Georgia Stephenson in preparing this ambitious exhibition construct with the gallery team; Natalia Gonzalez Martin and Nina Silverberg. 

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