Over four days Moniker shines a spotlight on a generation of artists influenced by the urban environment and its related subcultures, showcasing established and emerging artists along with a creative programme of events including live painting, talks, tours, film screenings and exclusive art releases.
Renowned British performance artist Shaun Caton (UK) has presented some 280 performances in major galleries, museums and festivals worldwide since the early 1980’s. He calls his performances ‘living breathing images’ and often paints/draws during a self induced trance.
For some reason I keep on working with identity in my work and misplacement of it, I suppose growing up in Iceland and having lived in different countries in Europe, the feeling of not fitting in has had some subconscious influence on my work.
Again confirming its belief and support of the emerging art scene FAD has teamed up with Jester Jacques Gallery, to proudly present ‘Electric Moon Candy,’ showcasing the artwork of Rob Bellman, Chris Daniels, Super Future Kid, Steven Quinn and Nicholas Goodden
I have had a long fascination with the politics and poetics of landscape. Growing up in the industrialised and mined landscapes of South Africa much of my work was informed by the aesthetic, the history and the changing socio-political attitudes towards the South African landscape…
I always begin with the problem of how colour can be defined, or not, in language. In response to this problem I often write stories that deliberately mess with the many meanings inherent in a single colour.
My aim is to photograph the soul of my subjects, people and things. My aim is to wake up the viewer, to make him ask questions about himself and the meaning of life, to make him see beauty in ordinary things. To make him aware of things
Continuing our support for emerging artists and our partnership with The Other Art Fair we are interviewing some of the artists showing at the Spring 2013 edition of The Other Art Fair first up is Ben Gooding :