Alys Tomlinson in Conversation with Sean O'Hagan
Somerset House | 18th October | 19:00
New gallery artist Alys Tomlinson joined Sean O'Hagan, the Guardian's photography critic, to discuss her series Ex-Voto. Taken at the Christian pilgrimage sites of Lourdes, France, Ballyvourney, Ireland, and Grabarka, Poland, the project images encompass formal portraiture, large format landscape and small, detailed still-life shots of the objects and markers left behind.
New Gallery Artist: Oli Kellett
Oli Kellett is a British photographer based in Hastings, UK. Since 2008, he has dedicated himself to his unique approach to street photography, exploring the urban setting and our relationship with the crossroad. Using his large format camera, Kellett travels America to transform the everyday into spectacular beauty.
New Gallery Artist: Alys Tomlinson
Alys Tomlinson’s major body of work ‘Ex-Voto’ (2016-2018) explores Christian pilgrimage sites in Lourdes (France), Ballyvourney (Ireland) and Grabarka (Poland). Often placed anonymously and hidden from view, ex-voto are left by pilgrims as expressions of hope and gratitude, creating a tangible narrative between faith, person and the landscape.
Last evenings by Garry Fabian Miller and Oliver Coates
V&A Museum | 13th October, 2:30pm
Garry Fabian Miller collaborated with composer and cellist Oliver Coates to make his first film Last evenings, a 45-minute meditation on the radiance and mutability of evening light. This first public screening included a live performance by Oliver Coates of the soundtrack he has composed in response to the completed film.
New Gallery Artist: Nadezda Nikolova-Krazter
Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer (b. 1978, former Yugoslavia) is a photographic artist presently working with wet plate collodion photograms. Her practice is informed by an experimental approach to early photographic processes and her interest in the image as object.
HackelBury Off-site Launched
We recently launched our off-site gallery space in Hampshire with an event celebrating twenty years of HackelBury Fine Art. Check back regularly for opportunities to visit the space and future off-site events.
Doug & Mike Starn | Big Bambu Permanent Installation
Ordrupgaard Museum Art Playground, Charlottenlund, Denmark
On view from spring 2018
In the spring of 2018, Doug & Mike Starn and their team of rock climbers installed a permanent site-specific installation from the artists' Big Bambu series at the Ordrupgaard Museum's Art Playground. Thousands of bamboo poles are lashed together with miles of rope to create a habitable sculpture from "random chaos" that spreads over 100 square metres and up to 15 metres high.
William Klein Celebrates His 90th Birthday
William Klein celebrated his 90th birthday on 19 April, coinciding with William Klein: Fashion + Light on view at HackelBury Fine Art until 2 June 2018. Klein's career spans over 50 years, and encompasses abstract photography, street photography, fashion photography, painting, and filmmaking.
imprint publication: Voyage
Garry Fabian Miller and Dovecot Studios
The publication Voyage, is dedicated to the collaborative exhibition of the same name between Garry Fabian Miller and Dovecot Studios, in Edinburgh. Publication now available from HackelBury Fine Art.
Doug & Mike Starn | Public installation at the US Embassy, Moscow
Art In Embassies, U.S. Department of State
Commissioned by the Art in Embassies programme, Doug & Mike Starn have created a stained-glass installation made up of digital photographs transferred onto glass. The work, which relates to space exploration, is permanently on view outside of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Doug & Mike Starn | Public Installation: Body Oddly Propped
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
Body Oddly Propped, a series of stained-glass panels and bronze-cast forms resembling tree limbs, is a site-specific work commissioned for permanent installation on the lawn of the Princeton University Art Museum. The work relates to the Starns' on-going research into energy systems found in nature.