Posts Tagged ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’

Ten and a half and still going strong

CHELSEA space #61 -  Leslie Foxcroft: 'Corners'

CHELSEA space #61 – Leslie Foxcroft: ‘Corners’

Our 61st exhibition, Leslie Foxcroft: Corners, is now in its final week. This elegantly poised minimal installation helps us reflect not only on the excellent work of this highly respected artist but also on the architecture that it inhabits.

Leslie Foxcroft

Leslie Foxcroft ‘Defining’ 2015

The material language of MDF, screws and washers is unembellished and clear and Foxcroft’s title – Corners – is equally … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

We are all at sea

Members of Chelsea's MA Curating and Collections course assisting Clive Phillpot installing In Peril On The Sea.

Members of Chelsea’s MA Curating and Collections course assisting Clive Phillpot installing In Peril On The Sea.

In Peril On The Seas private view seen from outside

In Peril On The Sea private view seen from outside

After all of the work preparing and installing, Clive Phillpot and his curatorial assistants from Chelsea College of Arts’ MA Curating and Collections settled back and … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

A New Era: reflections on the summer, a new exhibition and the start of MA Curating and Collections

David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the 'A Good Design?' exhibition

collections manager David Garnett preparing objects from the ILEA/Camberwell Collections for the new CHELSEA space exhibition ‘A Good Design?’

Instead of a quiet summer the period following the exhibition Markets featuring Charlotte Prodger and The Block was extremely busy and very productive.

installation view of Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy at Flat-Time House installation view of ‘Icons of Process Carlyle Reedy’ … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Blue View

Almost Bliss private view

CHELSEA space’s tinted windows succinctly announced the launch of our new show  Almost Bliss: Notes on Derek Jarman’s Blue 

private view crowd

The show revolves around Derek Jarman’s notes for his seminal late work Blue and is part of Jarman2014 a year long cycle of events, exhibitions, and screenings to celebrate the life and work of Derek Jarman and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his premature death from AIDS … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Willats in Oxford, Brown in Nashville, Blake in London, and a Jazz Record bag sent from Berlin

section of Stephen Willats' Oxford Community Data Stream

Stephen Willats, who showed his West London Social Resource Project with us in 2011, has an excellent new show Conscious-Unconscious: in and out the reality check at Modern Art Oxford. The show represents the next stage in a relationship with the gallery that goes back to 1968.

perspex visor and rubber beret by Flora McLean as part of the installation by Archigram at Modern Art Oxford

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Stuart Comer & James Mackay talk about The Early Films of Derek Jarman + news on Nicky Carvell, Florian Roithmayr, Kit Craig, & Alice Channer

Derek Jarman 'A journey To Avebury' 1971 Super 8 Film

CHELSEA space and the CCW Graduate School hosted an excellent talk by Tate Modern Curator of Film  Stuart Comer and film producer James Mackay on the Early Films of Derek Jarman (1942-1994).

James Mackay and Stuart Comer talking Derek Jarman in the Lecture Theatre at Chelsea College of Art & Design

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Goodbye to Lloyd / Hello to Neue Slowenische Kunst + Mick Jones and Suzanne Treister Revisited

She's a model and she's looking good

We were sad to see the going of Lloyd Johnson: The Modern Outfitter but, true to form, Lloyd cheered us all up by taking down the roof of his VW and driving off  with his shop mannequins all seatbelted in and ready to go.

Toy Boy - Lloyd Johnson and The Mannequins

Street Fashion

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Olga Casablancas & Syd Shelton – interviews at a private view and images of two Jubilees

Olga Casablancas AKA Olga FM

Sometime CHELSEA space Assistant, brilliant individual, and music obsessive Olga Casablancas is pursuing an MA in Radio Studies at Goldsmiths and she has presented, edited, and produced a selection of interviews with visitors at the private view of Lloyd Johnson: The Modern Outfitter. Listen to Olga’s Modern Outfitter interviews and her other recent audio pieces at her Sound Cloud site.

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Before the Aftermath

Laure Genillard levels with Dean Hughes

With Laure Genillard’s Aftermath: Objects from Projects opening on Tuesday 3rd May the installation was in full swing last week and Laure Genillard, sleeves rolled up and drill and spirit level in hand, was clearly enjoying herself.

Laure Genillard screws mirror plates on David Tremlett's 'Spring Recordings' with work by Matthew Harrison in the foreground

Laure has included David Tremlett’s working documentation for The Spring Recordings … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

After Willats – Aftermath (monitoring Stephen Willats Part 8)



David Tremlett: Aftermath

Even as we reached the last days of the Stephen Willats’ exhibition Laure Genillard and Barbara Elting have been planning his return in  Aftermath: Objects From Projects which opens at CHELSEA space on May 3rd.

Barbara Elting and Laure Genillard planning 'Aftermath: Objects From Projects' at CHELSEA space

Aftermath… will include works by Maurizio Cattelan, Mathew Harrison, Dean Hughes, Brian O’Connell, Philomene … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here