Exhibition ‘Off the s{h}elf: the self and subjectivity in the artist’s book’

2 Dec

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Off the s{h}elf: the self and subjectivity in the artist’s book

7 -9 December 2012

Stockwell Studios

McCall Close, Jeffreys Road London SW46QU

Northern and Victoria lines

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Opening night Friday 7 December from 18:00 – 21:00

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 December 12:00 -18;00, Admission Free

https://www.facebook.com/offdshelf

event page https://www.facebook.com/events/141693279311163/

Artists represented in the exhibition

Abigail Thomas

Alice Geirinhas

Alice O’hanlon

Amy Owen

Angela Dimitrakaki, Pam Skelton, and Mare Tralla

Anne Marte Overaa

Anne Nyyssonen

Catarina De Oliveira

Cristina Almeida

Cristina Gozzini

Ditte Ejlerskov

E.J.Major

Elizabeth Shores

Ella De Burca

Emilie Bell

Felicity Allen

Fritz Stolberg

Geoff Routh

Georgina Sleap

Halo Halo

Heather Matthew

Isabel Baraona

Ivo Dias De Sousa

J Brixey Williams, C Brueton, S Kennedy, T U. Schmidt, R Shah, C Younger

J.Rosa G.

Jamie Bradbury

Jihee Kim

Joseph Ridgeon

Julie Cook

Katherine Mitchell

Lara Gonzalez

Fugitive Images

Lauren Winsor

Lina Avramidou

Linda S Williams

Lucy Baxandall

Manuela São Simão

Margaret Cooter

Maria Lusitano

Marie Ange Bordas

Marion Denis

May Magee

Michelle Avison

Mireille Ribière

Nicole Mollett

Pam Skelton

paula roush

Pedro Andrade

Penny Stanford

Randy Klein

Rebecca Chamlee

Sally Waterman

Sara Nunes Fernandes & and Lúcia Prancha

Sarah Gillett

Sarah Mccoy

Sílvia Prudêncio

Synodinou Marilena

Teresa Paiva

Trish Scott

Veronica Rowlands

Victor Mota

Welmoet Wartena

An exhibition dedicated to various expressions of subjectivity in artists’ publications. It brings together contributions from a variety of formats and editions that consider the self in the artist’s book. The exhibition focus on contemporary publications and includes a wide range of genres, including handmade books, object-books, sculptural books, altered books, installation books, photobooks, photozines, print-on-demand books, zines, serial editions (artists’ magazines) and ebooks. Emerging topics include:

  • Self-portraits as self-analysis
  • Archival practices of the self
  • Family albums and personal narratives
  • Gender and feminist narratives
  • Auto-biography and fictional biographies
  • Sexualities and space
  • Performance of the self
  • Travel book and diasporic strategies

Curated by paula roush, teresa paiva & maria lusitano

open call is now closed

28 Nov

Thanks to all that have submitted work to off the s{h}elf. The open call is now closed and we are processing all entries for an e-catalogue and preparing the space for the exhibition. We will keep everyone updated. Follow us on the  Facebook page and this is link to the event page.

Opening night Friday 7 December from 6 – 9pm

with performances by Manuela Sao Simao and Maria Lusitano

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 December

12am -6 pm, Admission Free

Stockwell Studios

McCall Close, Jeffreys Road London SW46QU

Northern and Victoria lines

Open call

20 Oct

Off the s{h}elf exhibition

‘Off the shelf: the self and subjectivity in the artist’s book’ is an exhibition dedicated to various expressions of subjectivity in artist’s publications. It aims to bring together contributions from a variety of formats and editions that consider the self in the artist’s book.

The exhibition will focus on the contemporary publications and welcomes submissions from a wide range of genres, including: handmade books, object-books, sculptural books, altered books, installation books, photobooks, photozines, print-on-demand books, zines, serial editions (artists’ magazines), multimedia books and ebooks. Potential topics might include, but are not limited to:

  • Self-portraits as self-analysis
  • Archival practices of the self
  • Family albums and personal narratives
  • Gender and feminist narratives
  • Queer identities
  • Auto-biography and fictional biographies
  • Sexualities and space
  • Performance of the self
  • Travel book and diasporic strategies

Private view: Friday December 7 18:00-21:00

Open: Saturday 8th–Sunday 9th December 12:00-18:00

Stockwell Studios

McCall Close, Jeffreys Road London SW46QU

offdeshelf@gmail.com