Our next exhibition opens next week in Glasgow!

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 EXHIBITION // WORKSHOPS // ARTIST TALKS

Any And Or start the year as they mean to continue with a new exhibition in Glasgow!

Five of the artists from the Any And Or Artists Collective will present new artists from the Glasgow area in this collaborative exhibition.

Five & Five : Bar Ten
10 Mitchell Lane,Glasgow, G1 3NU

Any And Or, presenting:

Suzy Bulloch / Michelle Hynes / Susan Laws / Olive Pearson / Jenny Robertson

The exhibition will run from Friday 17th January – Monday 16th February 2014.

OFFICIAL OPENING: Wednesday 22nd January 2014, 8pm.
An evening of live music, drinks and merryment.
Prints from the exhibiting artists AND additional guest artists will be on sale during the evening.

During the course of the exhibition different artists talks will take place. Details to follow.

29TH JANUARY: ARTIST TALK

5TH FEBRUARY: ARTIST TALK

12TH FEBRUARY: ARTIST TALK

OFFICIAL CLOSING: Details to follow.

Any And Or Website: anyandor.wordpress.com

Bar Ten Website: http://navantaverns.com/bar10/recruitment.html

Art @ Bar Ten is co-ordinated by Grey Wolf Graphics

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ANY AND OR [PHOTOS]

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Here are some officialish photos of the exhibition!

Layla Rose Cowan

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Tatiana Der Parthogh

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Helen Hardman

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Ana Hine

 

Sekai Machache

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Katy Meehan

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ANY AND OR INSTALL AND OPENING

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Here are the photos that I took of the install and opening.  As you can tell, install was quite intense so photos were put on the back burner in favour of getting the work on the walls!

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“Official” exhibition photos will be up later in the week.

We had such a lovely evening, and would like to extend our thanks to all who came and celebrated the opening with us.

The show is open for another week!  From 11-5:30pmish each day, and 11:30-3:30pm Sundays.

DEGREE SHOW OPENING

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In April my computer hard drive failed and between work trips and holidays it took a little while to get it fixed.  And then when it was fixed I was suddenly off again to England with work!  So all in all I am massively behind with everything.

The next couple of posts will be my favourite bits from the DJCAD Degree Show 2013.

(Artist references to follow)

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Sahar Latif

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Ana’s controversial masturbation video had people queuing to see her show.  Image

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Probably the creepiest thing in the show.

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Any.And.Or is here!  You may recall me posting about it HERE and HERE.

I will be showing completely new work for this show, which is incredibly exciting for me.  I have kept it under wraps as I feel like it should be shown at the gallery first, but over the next couple of weeks I will be showing it on here too.

If you are down in Edinburgh at all over the next two weeks, do pop in and have a look!

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Have you ever wondered what really makes an image ‘obscene’, or thought about how one might ‘wear’ their gender? What about a mermaid taken out of the sea and popped in a bathtub? What might it be like to peep behind the burlesque stars glamour or to step inside a dream? Is a perfect imperfection as close as we can ever get?

Any.And.Or. is a new artist collective including works of photography, film, painting, prints, performance and installation. Their first group exhibition brings together the works of six female artists studying and working in Scotland.

For each artist what makes up the ‘self’ takes many different forms. The works put together for this exhibition provide a picture of what it is to be; as an artist; as a woman.

Any.And.Or.
Inaugural group show curated by Any.And.Or Artists Collective.
Coburg House Gallery, Leith
PREVIEW: Thursday 11th July 5:30pm – 9pm
CONTINUES: Friday 12th-Wednesday 24th July 10:30-4:30 (11-3:30 Sundays)

Helen Hardman at The West House

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After Amsterdam came my exhibition at The West House (which is still showing, if anyone hasn’t managed to see it yet!).  Here are the photos from install.

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The frames for the two prints above were made by Dundee based framer Ross Mathieson.  If anyone is looking for frames to be made I would absolutely recommend him – both his prices and the quality of his work are unbeatable.

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More to come on this – I have been so busy I haven’t had chance to take official photos!

HELEN HARDMAN at THE WEST HOUSE

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Those of you whom have looked at my PROJECTS page recently may have noticed something exciting…

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Indeed I am very excited to announce that I will be having a solo exhibition!  The West House, Dundee will play host to my prints as of next week.  This is also the first exhibition as part of Any. And. Or.  

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Kicking off Degree Show season in style the PREVIEW will be on Thursday 16th May 2013, at approx 7pm (TBC).

Continues Friday 17th May 2013 Mon-Fri 8am-midnight, Sat-Sun 9am-midnight.

All are welcome to attend!

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This exhibition culminates a year of planning (on my part): On a degree show high I first suggested a show of my prints at TWH last summer, recently after they opened.  Since they were still too new at the time and the paint was barely dry on the walls we didn’t proceed with anything until I was introduced to Andy Rice whilst working with Paul at the VRC.  After hearing my tale he agreed that exhibitions of new and local artists’ work was the plan all along, and several months later here we are!

Since The West House will be looking for new work to hang after my show closes, this would be an excellent opportunity for any soon to be graduates, local Dundee artists and budding curators.

Hope to see you there!

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Travelling so much has not left me much time to do anything art related recently, but I thought it would be nice to update you with the plans for ANY AND OR.  We have a date!

11-24 JULY 2013.  COBURG HOUSE GALLERY, LEITH, EDINBURGH.
Ana HINE.  Helen HARDMAN.  Katy MEEHAN.  
Sekai MACHACHE. Layla Rose COWAN.  Tatiana DER PARTOGH.

We are thoroughly immersed in planning, developing and designing this exhibition and are starting to create things like websites/blogs/social media.  The idea is to create a platform for each of us to work from in the future whilst maintaining our places in a collective, so we’re taking it pretty seriously!

Though there is not much to see yet, here is the new BLOG.  This will be up to speed as soon as possible with our graphics in place.  Add it to your favourites, for soon it will be!

PRINT PREVIEW

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A few highlights from the Printed Matter:::::/Print Process exhibition preview on Thursday.

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A print focused exhibition was always an incredibly exciting prospect, but to see it for real truly made the point of how varied and free the print medium can be.  No two pieces were the same, and with a range of ancient and modern techniques on show this exhibition was as interesting as it was educational.  Not to mention beautifully executed!  Sean and Ellis worked a miracle and transformed the Bradshaw space from ordinary animation corridor to professional gallery.  All in all a great evening.

Printed Matter:::::/Print Process is open in the Bradshaw Gallery at DJCAD Mon-Fri 9am-5pm and Sat 10:30am-4:30pm until 16/3/13.  I know I am biased but if you manage to see any student curated exhibition in the next few weeks then this should be it: different, professional, traditional.

Roll up, roll up!  Today is the day to come to DJCAD and see a myriad of wonderful prints!

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Printed Mater:::::/Print Process opens for preview tonight: 5pm, Bradshaw Space, DJCAD.

On display for your visual delight will be these bad boys:

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But as I did mention they look far better in real life.

And among others: Russell Frost Letterpress, Alexander Stevenson Linocut, Morgan Cahn Silkscreens…

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If you are unsure of where to go…enter DJCAD through the big new entrance on Perth Road.  Go upstairs to level 4/library.  Come out of the lift and turn left, or come to the top of the stairs and turn right, go through the double doors, across the bridge and turn right.  Go downstairs until you get to the old entrance and the Bradshaw Space will be through the double doors directly opposite the stairs.  Or the Cooper Gallery Project Space doors might be open at the front of the Crawford Building.  Who knows!

See you there!  In the meantime check out the FACEBOOK event and the Print and Process BLOG

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