DIY LONDON SEEN
An Exhibition inspired by the Artists featured in ‘BEAUTIFUL LOSERS’
DIY LONDON SEEN - An exhibition documenting the work of, and inspired by, the Artists featured in Aaron Rose's 'Beautiful Losers' will take place in the heart of London’s Covent Garden this summer; an area committed to supporting emerging new talent, to coincide with the film's UK release at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA). The show will include work by Ivory Serra and Cheryl Gunn, who photographed the origins and rise of the Alleged Gallery and its Artists in the US, alongside a group of emerging Artists living and working in London, who are currently creating work with a similar freedom of spirit.
Curated by Bakul Patki and Lee Johnson of ‘Watch This Space’, the show 'DIY London Seen' brings together twenty young Artists, whose work encapsulates a similar naivety, freedom and energy to that of the original ‘Beautiful Losers’, and a shared willing to create art for art’s sake. Whether they be painters, photographers, illustrators, sculptors or filmmakers, the Artists have in common an inbuilt passion to produce work that is neither defined by the art market, nor any factor other than the desire to express their innate creativity; reflecting the society they inhabit and the emotions they experience, through their preferred artistic medium. Artists contributing to DIY LONDON SEEN include; Arran Gregory, Aidan O’Neill, Best One, Chrissie Abbott, Clare Shilland, Charlie Woolley, Cheryl Dunn, Gustav Eden, Graham Hudson, Harry Malt, Ivory Serra, Jethro Haynes, Marc Silver, Marcus Oakley, Robin Clare, Sam Ashley and Toby Shuall.
‘DIY LONDON SEEN’ hopes to illustrate the growth of the movement inspired by the ‘Beautiful Losers’, which is now a global phenomenon, by showcasing the work of local artists whose work takes the ethos of the Alleged gallery Artists and runs with it.DIY LONDON SEEN runs from 17th August - 5th September 2009 at Unit 11, The Market, Covent Garden, London WC2 8RF
The Exhibition space has been kindly provided by Covent Garden London
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