18-20 September, 2015
Preview:

Unseen Photo Fair
Thorbjørn Andersen, Felicity Hammond, Polly Tootal

South Kiosk’s presentation at Unseen Photo Fair will contemplate the past, present and future through works that hint at archeology, documentation and speculation.

About Unseen Photo Fair

Entitled “Artefacts, evidence and dust”, Thorbjørn Andersen’s series of paintographs suggest an archaeological process. Painting onto large format slides which are then placed into a photographic enlarger, the dust, scratches and subtleties of his brushwork are magnified, offering a level of detail commonly associated with forensics, as the essence of the work becomes revealed in the final stage of developing. The resulting images appear to present abstract landscapes on macro scale.

Polly Tootal’s work considers the way in which abandoned industry mixes with functioning architecture and development, spaces left awaiting completion or areas of recent renewal. The modern British landscape is represented as rich with human activity, yet bereft of human presence. Obscured by a lack of context, yet strangely familiar, Tootal’s subjects are presented in such a way to highlight their eccentricities, focusing our gaze on the peculiar nature of their architecture and terrain.

The changing British landscape also features in the work of Felicity Hammond. Her sculptural-photo work, Bermuda Grass, borrows its name from an invasive weed, though its exoticism might attributed to that of a luxury interior palette, a contemporary bathroom suite, or an imported house plant. Hammond’s practice is concerned with the decaying British post-industrial landscape and the material language of urban regeneration. Bermuda Grass recalls the weeds that emerge from the cracks in the shifting post-industrial plane, whilst referring to the digitally warped visions of simulated vegetation that can be found in speculative images of opulent living.

 

News

Togetherness: Notes on Outrage, opens September 09 at Kestle Barton, Cornwall.
15.08.2017

Visit Kestle Barton this September 09 – November 04 for Togetherness: Notes on Outrage featuring new works by artists Felicity Hammond, Polly Tootal and Shaun C Badham. Alongside temporary works and film screenings from artists Joseph Townshend, Catherine Yass, Jason Wood, Mark Jenkin, Matthew Burgess and Tom Crawford.

Corrupt Blood Incident, Preview 6 July, 6:30pm
23.06.2017

South Kiosk is excited to present the Corrupt Blood Incident, a group show exploring the themes of landscape, digital failure, monsters and viral transmission. Join us for drinks at the opening from 6:30pm, 6 July 2017

Event: Susie Browning and Lisanne Goodhue, Saturday 25, 6-7:30pm
24.02.2017

Please join us this Saturday for a special one-off performance in Sebastian Kite’s installation by dancers Susie Browning and Lisanne Goodhue, 6-7:30pm. The event is free to attend, no booking required. South Kiosk will also be operating extended opening hours 12-7:30pm for the performance Saturday 25.02.17, 12-7:30pm.

We will meet in the place where there is no darkness
18.01.2017

South Kiosk is pleased to announce our next exhibition is Sebastian Kite: We will meet in the place where there is no darkness. A site-specific installation exploring the relationship between space, light and sound – Opening 9th February 6pm.

Preview: 9th February 2017, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: 10 February – 04 March 2017
Opening hours: Thurs-Sat, 12-6pm

And the Earth Screamed, Alive
3.10.2016

South Kiosk is pleased to present And the Earth Screamed, Alive*, a solo exhibition by Emma Charles, featuring a multi screen expanded installation of her 16mm film White Mountain.

Private View: 20th October 2016, 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: 21 October – 19 November 2016
Opening hours: Thurs-Sat, 12-6pm

‘Togetherness: Notes on Outrage’ Opens 30th June
27.06.2016

South Kiosk is pleased to present Togetherness: Notes on Outrage.

PV Thursday 30th June, exhibition continues 1st through to 21st July

Omgyjer Glusek, Friday 20th May
16.05.2016

As part of Peckham 24 Photo Festival, South Kiosk presents an hour long programme of films featuring the work of four visual artists with strong links to the Cornish peninsula. More here

Dark Adaptation Part I

Open now during normal gallery hours also open as part of Peckham 24 late night Friday 20th May

South Kiosk Reopening 11th May 2016
30.04.2016

South Kiosk is currently closed for install and will reopen the 11th May 2016. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries regarding forthcoming shows and opening times.

Eminent Domain now open
11.03.2016

Gallery open Wednesday to Friday 11am to 6pm and Saturday 12pm to 4pm

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