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Click to enlargePERFORMANCE: THOMAS GODDARD LIVE DVD COMMENTARY, IS DEAD
Dec 10, 2018 to 12:00am talk/event
Thomas Goddard presents bonus content from his new video work, The word of mouse (grok your cornea gumbo), commissioned for Survey. Presented as a live DVD commentary, Goddard will translate the video in real time, providing additional context to the artist’s analysis of our modern day condition through a series of micro-fictions, all the while tussling with digital omnipresence.
 
This new performance builds upon recent works which take the form of a ‘self-interview’, a process which allows the artist to continually question and re-evaluate his point of view.
 
The word of mouse (grok your cornea gumbo) reflects on our social and psychological experience of the digital age. Using the tropes of the coming of age genre, Goddard combines archival moving and still images from popular culture with an original score, to consider our lives as inextricably linked with the digital world, for better or worse.
This event is free to attend. Booking is required via Eventbrite.
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/performance-live-dvd-commentary-is-dead-the-shrug-of-god-tickets-52615174403
 
Thomas Goddard (b. 1980, Cardiff) lives and works in Cardiff. He received a BA in Fine Art Painting from University of Gloucestershire in 2004. Recent exhibitions and performances include Experimentica, Chapter, Cardiff (2017); Up-On Live Art Festival, Chengdu and Chongqing, China (2016); Testspace, Spike Island, Bristol (2016); Europa, Transition Gallery, London (2016); Uprisings, MOSTYN, Llandudno (2015). Recent residencies include URRA, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2017); Standpoint Futures, Standpoint Gallery, London (2015). Goddard’s work was chosen for Selected VI, a film programme selected by Jarman Award nominees which toured nationally and internationally (2016).

JERWOOD SOLO PRESENTATIONS 2019
Jan 16 - Mar 10, 2019
New works by Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom, Kitty Clark and Sofia Mitsola presented as three concurrent solo presentations at Jerwood Space. Jerwood Solo Presentations provides a platform for artists to present a new and focussed body of work, developed with support provided by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation team. The selected artists have been identified as being at a crucial point in their thinking and have been selected for the high quality of their work to date.

SOFIA MITSOLA IN CONVERSATION WITH JENNI LOMAX
Mar 4, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm talk/event
ofia Mitsola discusses her unique approach to painting the female body with curator, writer and former Director of Camden Arts centre Jenni Lomax. The conversation will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.
 
This event accompanies Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019, which showcases new works by Appau Jr Boakye-Yiadom, Kitty Clark and Sofia Mitsola. It is free to attend, booking is required via Eventbrite.
 
The galleries will be open from 6.30pm.
 
Sofia Mitsola
 
Sofia Mitsola works in painting, drawing and print to explore representations of the female body. For Jerwood Solo Presentations 2019 she showcases a new series of paintings of individual and grouped female subjects. These incorporate motifs associated with Greek and Egyptian mythology, resulting in works that elude danger, strength, fragility and innocence.
 
Mitsola lives and works in London. She graduated with an MFA in Painting from the
Slade School of Fine Art in 2018. During her postgraduate studies she received the
Euan Uglow Memorial Scholarship from the Slade School of Fine Art, the Schilizzi
Scholarship from the Schilizzi Foundation, and the NEON Scholarship from NEON
Organization for Culture and Development. In 2018, she was awarded the William
Coldstream Prize from the Slade School of Fine Art, the British Institution Award for Studentsfrom the Royal Academy of Arts for her participation in the 250th Summer Exhibition, and the Tiffany & Co x Outset Studiomakers Prize.
 
Jenni Lomax
 
Working in the fields of visual art and art education, Jenni Lomax was the Director of Camden Arts Centre, London, from 1990 to 2017, where she established an influential and forward-thinking programme of international exhibitions, artists, residencies and education projects, all of which have artists and their ideas at the core. She led the organisation through a major building refurbishment scheme which was completed in early 2004. Before Camden Arts Centre, Jenni developed and headed up the Community Education and Public Programmes at the Whitechapel Art Gallery for 10 years through the 1980’s. Throughout her career she has been closely involved in projects that champion and support artists and art education at all levels and has been a member of selection and judging panels for numerous artists’ awards and exhibitions including: The Freelands Award, The Turner Prize, Arts Foundation Award, Jerwood Drawing Prize, Nissan Art Prize, Outset Studio Makers, Award and the John Moores Painting Prize. She is currently working independently on a range of curatorial, writing and archival projects. In addition, she regularly gives talks and takes part in seminars and panel discussions in art and educational institutions across Britain and abroad whilst also working in an advisory capacity to a number of charitable organisations and grant giving foundations.
Free to attend, booking is essential: jerwoodarts.org/exhibitionsandevents/events/sofia-mitsola-in-conversation-jenni-lomax/

JERWOOD/FVU AWARDS 2019 : GOING, GONE.
Apr 3 - Jun 2, 2019
Webb-Ellis, Richard Whitby.
The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2019: Going, Gone premieres two newly commissioned moving-image installations by Webb-Ellis and Richard Whitby, the recipients of this sixth edition of the Awards.
Responding to the curatorial theme of Going, Gone, the two works act as a barometer of the uncertain present (and unclear future) of contemporary Britain in the lead-up to its declared exit from the EU next spring.

JERWOOD MAKERS OPEN 2019
Jun 19 - Aug 18, 2019
Lucie Gledhill, Forest + Found, Mark Corfield-Moore, Tana West, Bethan Lloyd Worthington.

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