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Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London, 5 April – 6 May 2012
What better place in the world to celebrate the season of growth and renewal this year than Hackney Wick and Fish Island with a direct view of the Olympic Stadium?
Spring weather. Spring flowers. Spring colours. Spring clean. Spring traditions. Spring feelings. Spring memories. Spring nests. Spring dance. Words for Spring. Doors to Spring. Marshes in Spring. Song about Spring. Spring renewal. Spring in your step…
Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery and East Village London in collaboration with Art Catcher Ltd present works by 50 artists from Great Britain and beyond, working in painting, printmaking, photography, collage, moving image and sculpture, expressing an unusual and delightful array of interpretations.
Exhibiting artists include including Adam Graff (Images 36 'The best of British illustration' competition 2012), Carne Griffiths (De Peau's 30th anniversary exhibition, coordinated by Alvin Goh, Hong Kong 2012), Louiz Kirkebjerg-Nielsen (International Printmaking Biennial of Douro, Portugal, 2012, and Qijiang International Print Festival 2011), Sumi Perera (1st Prize-Drawing for Design-Rootstein Hopkins Foundation Drawing Exhibition, London 2011), Jens Marott (Silver Prize London Photographic Awards ‘Let's face it’ competition 2011), Martin Mossop (John Purcell Paper Prize at the Bainbridge Open in 2011), Fabienne Teyssier-Monnot (Claude Berthault Price in Sculpture 2010, Chongqing, China), and Wuon Gean Ho (Birgit Skiold Memorial Trust Prize 2010).
Curating artist Katja Rosenberg alias Art Catcher Ltd has curated group shows about cultural and emotional identity at the V&A Museum of Childhood, the Freud Museum London, City Hall, Pushkin House, Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, the Tea Building and many other venues in and outside the UK.
There is an online tour of the works.
Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, Stour Road, Fish Island, London E3 2NT