Exhibition

Absinthe §2

18 May 2019 – 10 Aug 2019

Regular hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Spit & Sawdust

London
England, United Kingdom

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Comprising 4 major exhibitions of emerging artists over the course of 12 months, ABSINTHE is a hybrid, eclectic, and at points inexplicable presentation of the weirder side of London’s emerging art scene.

About

Absinthe. Curious love of the sordid and the extravagant. Muse of the weird, twisted and eerie. Throughout its short history, absinthe has passed from antiseptic to vermicide, honorary salute to morphological being. It is ghostly and mutinous. It is no surprise that absinthe has long persisted in the underground, from Joyce to Baudelaire, Rimbaud to  van Gogh. It was prolific amongst artists and writers of the boulevards of modern Paris: mystic visions of the Moulin Rouge, images that bled from their canvas with an emerald sorcery: hypnotic, aberrant and erotic.

Comprising 4 major exhibitions of emerging artists over the course of 12 months, ABSINTHE is a hybrid, eclectic, and at points inexplicable presentation of the weirder side of London’s emerging art scene. Located at the Spit & Sawdust pub, Bermondsey, each exhibition will present a mandala of artists that cut and splice between mediums and styles; a kaleidoscopic trip into the city’s current alternative art practices.

Curators

Billy Fraser

Charlie Mills

Charlie Mills

James Capper

Exhibiting artists

Lilian Nejatpour

India Nielsen

India Nielsen

Billy Fraser

Victoria Kaldan

Beatrice Lettice Boyle

Rayvenn Shaleigha D'Clark

Rayvenn Shaleigha D'Clark

Jim Woodall

Tom Ribot

Ted Le Swer

Rafal Zajko

Corey Whyte

Jane Hayes Greenwood

Nadja Voorham

James Capper

Skeuomorph

Nancy Allen

Mimi Hope

Juan Manuel Salas Valdivia

Rosie Kennedy

Luca Bosani

Mitch Vowels

ben reader

Marie Jacotey

Natalia Janula

Thomas Langley

elizabeth prenits

Organised by

Collective Ending

Collective Ending

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