Posts Tagged ‘Jo Melvin’

A Busy, Happy Ending to 2015: recent news and a round up of the year

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space - stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void

Christmas Tree at CHELSEA space – stacked benches designed by Gary Woodley for CHELSEA space in 2010 and a mirrorball from the exhibition Neal White: Fieldworks in the Museum of the Void (2009)

It has been another great year for CHELSEA space, thank you to everyone  who has exhibited, visited, participated or contributed, we are grateful for your … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Derek Jarman Valentine’s Study Day

Study Day poster including image of Derek Jarman's painting 'Avebury Series no 4' 1973 from Northampton Museums and Art Gallery

Our exhibition Almost Bliss: Notes On Derek Jarman’s Blue has been very well received and our  Jarman Study Day on 14th February was a big success.

Neil Tennant, Karen Di Franco, and Phillip Hoare at the Derek Jarman Study Day

Consisting of a diverse range of talks, screenings, performances, and panel discussions the … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

All This Stuff: Archiving The Artist

artists Bruce and Debra Welch with the Director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis

A crowd gathered at White Cube Bermondsey on 23rd May for the launch of the book All This Stuff: Archiving The Artist  published by LIBRI.

front cover of All This Stuff: Archiving The Artist illustrated with an image of Bruce McLean's King For A Day, A One Day Retrospective 1972

The book is edited by Victoria Lane, Karyn Stuckey, and Judy Vaknin … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

A Private View, A Talk, World Record Store Day, Sir Peter Blake and more

Private view for Dobells Jazz Folk Blues

Another lively season for CHELSEA space starting with the private view for Dobells Jazz Folk Blues. There was a fantastic crowd out to celebrate this iconic record shop and its founder, Doug Dobell, including CHELSEA space regulars and Dobell’s staff and customers going back to the 1940s.

Dobell's staff member Brian Harvey with music photographer Val Wilmer

Brian Harvey, who was one of Doug Dobell’s earliest … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

From Leckey to Lynda

Mark Leckey gets 'Touchy Feely' at Chelsea

A week is a long time at CHELSEA space and once again we have been packing in some great events. We broke off from installing our new show to host an excellent lecture by Mark Leckey entitled ‘Touchy Feely’. Mark is currently busy working in the studio and was very generous in coming to talk with us and candid in sharing his ideas, even showing us his work in progress – a film portrait of an immaculate chrome … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Susan Forsyth exhibition and talk + Sir Terence Conran, Patrick Caulfield, and our ideal home

Neue Slowenische Kunst posters and photographs ready to install

Our good friend Michele Drascek arrived from Ljubljana with the rest of the archive for our next show Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992 and now the installation begins in earnest.

Road works: Susan Forsyth's exhibition on the Old Brompton Road

Meanwhile artist and former CHELSEA space Assistant Susan Forsyth is stopping the traffic with her brilliant new exhibition Goldplay at the Royal Society … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

More rehearsals from Aurea Romero + Seth Seigelaub and other visitors

A body in space - Aurea Romero working with Peter Downsbrough's AND HERE

Twice a week during Peter Downsbrough’s installation AND HERE at CHELSEA space,  a series of open rehearsals are taking place exploring spatial relationships between the human body in motion and the artist’s work. Dancer Aurea Romero receives choreographic notes and prompts from curator/choreographer Anna Manubens in Barcelona and a film document is made of Romero’s interpretation of the suggested choreography and her intuitive movements in response to Downsbrough’s placement of lines, … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Friends reunited for Duration and Painting

Susan Forsyth in front of her gold leaf wall at Art Space Gallery

The curator of CHELSEA space # 20 Ping Pong Dialogues: Bill Beckley, Jo Melvin, has curated  an exhibition at Art Space Gallery entitled Duration and Painting featuring the work of Eddie Farrell and Michael Wedgewood, Susan Forsyth, Jeff Gibbons, and Ralph Hunter-Menzies. CHELSEA space is great friends with Susan Forsyth, who was once a CHELSEA space Assistant, whilst Eddie Farrell first came to CHELSEA space’s attention during CHELSEA space #1 Gary Woodley: Impingement No. … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here