In October, Vitrine will be moving from the first floor space in 183-185 Bermondsey Street to the larger, street level space to reflect our expanding program and a successful first year at this address. Vitrine will launch with a solo exhibition of work by Basel-based British artist Clare Kenny, whose work is a hybrid of photography and sculpture.
Zouch Magazine have published a joint interview with Miriam Austin and Adam James, speaking about their exhibition at VITRINE. When asked about the opportunity to present work in VITRINE’s multi-faceted Bermondsey Square space, James states ‘It is a very rare thing to have the opportunity to move so freely between these platforms’. Read more here.
London City Nights have published a write-up of the performances and film premiere for ‘The Birth Caul’ at VITRINE Bermondsey Square on 31 August. The review calls the work ‘a gripping bit of performance art, enacted carefully, seriously and with attention to detail’. Read the whole piece here.
John Walter will curate ‘Hatchepsut’s Handbag’, a special screening for VITRINE at Shortwave Cinema in association with Art Licks Weekender. The event will feature works by Penny Andrea, Anna Bunting-Branch, Susannah Hewlett, Amy Ruhl, Natalie Welsh and Mary Vettise and takes place on Saturday 5 October 1-2 pm. More info.
John Walter has been commissioned by SMART Consultants to create work for PLAYpark, a two-day arts programme transforming the currently inactive environment of Aberdeen’s Rubislaw Terrace Gardens into an artistic space, showcasing a variety of cross art forms in a convenient location. The program runs between 28 and 29 September. More info.
One Stop Arts have published a review of ‘The Birth Caul’ at VITRINE Bermondsey Square. Reviewer Will Jennings recommends the show, encouraging viewers to ‘plan a visit to see James’ film and performance, taking place over the same afternoon as the second part of Austin’s performance work, on 31 August’. Read more here.
Leah Capaldi’s work will be included in the group exhibition NO Questions at Ausstellungsarum Klingental, Basel. The show opens on 7 September 2013 and runs until 6 October, with a performance by Capaldi to coincide with the preview event. Capaldi’s will show alongside Attila Csörgő, Vadim Fishkin, Elin Hansdottir, Lee Yongbaek and Xiao Yu. More info.
London24 have chosen ‘The Birth Caul’ at VITRINE Bermondsey Square for their list of the top ten events in London this week. Listings editor Adam Lay states ‘Jacks of all trades and masters of the whole lot, London based artists Miriam Austin and Adam James exhibit a remarkable mixture of film, sculpture and performance’. Read the whole piece here.