The former Estée Lauder headquarters, now dilapidated and ‘on the edge of dereliction’, serve as the venue for this two-day exhibition by new art collective Present Imperfect. Presenting a series of artworks developed over the past year, the artists consider the changing nature of art making and exhibition production, in particular the way ‘the site of production has now invaded the exhibition itself, and creation and presentation are conflated’.
Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 June 2018, Estée Lauder Building, 73-75 Grosvenor Street, London W1K 3BQ.
Subtitled ‘Textiling with the more-than-human world’, this group exhibition takes a look at the ways the practice of creating textiles is used across species, time, place and materials. On Thursday 7 June artists Juliet Duckworth and Alison Harper will discuss their work, and the following day on Friday 8 June Tim Parry-Williams will discuss the techniques used by Japanese post-punk Boro embroiderer Junko Oki.
Until 10 June 2018, Fringe Arts Bath 2018, 6 New Bond Street Place, Bath BA1 1BH.
An exhibition of drawing, embroidery and sculpture by Nicholas Cheeseman. Depicting moments of change, contrast and balance, Cheeseman’s drawings are made up of different densities of dots, created using a 0.5mm pen.
5-16 June 2018, Willesden Gallery, 95 High Road, London NW10 2SF.
Art in the Garden
The three acre meadow and a woodland path surrounding Jan Griffiths’ ceramics studio become, along with the studio space, a temporary sculpture garden and exhibition space for the works of 16 artists and makers, including works created directly in the landscape by the Little Forest Land Art team.
2-16 June 2018, Jan Griffiths Ceramics, Evergreen, Trampers Lane, North Boarhunt, Hampshire PO17 6BU.
PrintFest Sevenoaks 2018
Artists from Sevenoaks Visual Arts Forum (SVAF) and a number of invited guest exhibitors celebrate printmaking with this dedicated festival. Alongside an exhibition of original prints, a series of demonstrations, workshops and artists talks take place, including a dry point etching workshop with Bill Hall and Marilyn Kyle on Saturday 2 June and one on making images from photocopy transfers with Margaret Ashman on Saturday 9 June.
Until 10 June 2018, Kaleidoscope Gallery, Buckhurst Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 1LQ.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Richard Paton, Rusty balloons. Courtesy: Present Imperfect
2. KINDOMS, poster
3. Nicholas Cheeseman, Bamboo Scaffolding. Courtesy: the artist
4. Work by Two Circle Designs from 2017 Art in the Garden event
5. PrintFest logo