Call For Submissions - Annual Members’ Exhibition 2008
Studio Voltaire’s annual open submission exhibition aims to showcase the strength and diversity of its membership, which currently comprises over 200 artists. The exhibition is open to entry to all artists, working in any medium, who are Studio or Associate members of Studio Voltaire. Every year, the changing panel, made up of artists, writers and curators select artists’ work. The annual exhibition has developed a reputation for giving early exposure and supporting artists at a pivotal point in their careers. Past selected artists include Pablo Bronstein, Anthea Hamilton, Public Works, Pil & Galia Kollectiv and Stephen Sutcliffe.
Selected by Michael Bracewell and Linder
Michael Bracewell is a writer, novelist and cultural commentator. He has published widely, often concerning elements of English cultural life. He is the author of both novels and non-fiction, most recently Re-Make/Re-Model (2007), a biography of Roxy Music published by Faber and Faber. He is a regular contributor to various publications like Frieze and Afterall, and has written numerous catalogue essays including Gilbert & George, Richard Wentworth and David Shrigley. Bracewell was also a co-curator of The Secret Public: The Last Days of the British Underground 1978-1988 at Kunstverein München, Munich and ICA, London (2006/7).
Linder is an artist and performer based in Lancashire, England. As an active figure in British punk and post-punk scenes, Linder came to prominence for her collaged/ photo-montaged works and involvement in the group Ludus. Recent solo exhibitions include She Climes the European Sky, Linn Lühn, Cologne (2008); Baltic, Gateshead (2007); PS1/Museum of Modern Art, New York (2007); Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London (2007); Let Me Go Where My Pictures Go, Dependence, Brussels (2006) and The Return of Linderland, Cornerhouse, Manchester (2000). Her performance The Working Class Goes To Paradies, was included in the Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London (2006).
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What: Call For Submissions - Annual Members’ Exhibition 2008
Where: 1a Nelsons Row, London SW4 7JR
When: Fri 15 Aug - Sun 14 Sep 2008
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Deadline: Mon 30 Jun 2008
Who Can Apply: Studio or Associate members of Studio Voltaire