Gimmel will be Miriam Austin’s second solo exhibition at Bosse & Baum. Based in London, New Zealand-born Austin has a rich multidisciplinary practice that explores the relationship between ritual, myth, ecological fragility, and the politics of the body
In 2016 world-renowned curator Azu Nwagbogu invited James to show his 2014 ‘Wotsit All About’ series in Lagos, Nigeria. Naturally, Nwagbogu expected Ostrer to come along with his fetishised junk food portraits that had warned the west of over-consumption.
On the eastern front in 1944, rear gunner Joseph Beuys (b1921-d1986) was—according to his own personal mythology— rescued from a burning Stuka by Tatar nomads and wrapped in fat and felt. These totemic materials predominate throughout the German artist’s work, with the myth as a resonating centre of meaning, both personal and historical, even if the story itself isn’t really true.
Cryptic’s Sonica Festival returns to Kings Place following its successful London debut in 2016. This Friday 20th and Saturday 21st April 2018 Sonica will offer a packed weekend of the best international audiovisual work, intimate installations and multi-sensory performances.
Neil James is currently exhibiting his complex glass sculptures in DegreeArt’s Post Digital exhibition. We chat to the sculptor about what Post Digital means to him, and how he creates his unique art works.
There are loads of art events such as private views, artists talks, and screenings happening around London, and often it is impossible to choose where to go and what to see. To help you with the choice here are some picks from art map London