The Artist Without a Face
Shoreditch Live presents: Street Pop,
a lively street art event showcasing the Pop Art work of Bareface. June 4
In our selfie-obsessed world, the face has become a brand, a product to be marketed and promoted. The face we put out there has been carefully crafted to evoke desire, to seduce, to sell a fantasy. This stark observation is the inspiration behind Bareface’s work, a series of illustrated portraits and reworked images of famous faces.
Bareface strips his images from their original context, and playfully reworks them in a way that forces us to focus on nothing but the face. And while we stare his portraits, they look back at us, with an acted confidence and false sexuality, slowly revealing its lie.
Bareface’s most striking image might actually be his self portrait. An unsettling blank canvas that invites you to fantasise your own image of him. Allowing you to customise his face your liking and thus creating the perfect product.
Street Pop wouldn’t be complete without the lively and energetic sounds from Colomoloco, the colourful Spanish-Italian band that will perform live at the event.
Shoreditch Live presents: Street Pop
Art work by Bareface
Live music by Colomboloco
Thursday 4 June, 2015
8.00 PM – 10.00 PM
Sclater Street 1, London, E1 6HR
Exhibition will continue in Number 90, Hackney Wick, E95LN
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About the artist
Bareface is a London born artist with an obsession with Pop Culture, Pop Art and Street Art. His work quickly gained recognition in the UK and internationally when he started pasting his eye catching logo and art pieces around London. This earned him a place in the Global Graffiti and Street Art collective and The Secret Society of Super Villian Artists (SSOSVA). Bareface is also a member of the local
community based creative group Heath Collective.
His reputation is rapidly rising with various shows in the UK, Australia and the US in the past two years.
Street Pop will be Bareface’s first solo show in London and is curated by Meryem Dipdere from Art No Cube. After Shoreditch Live his work will be displayed in Nr 90 gallery.
About Art No Cube
Shoredith Live is an initiative of Art No Cube, a London based team of curators and producers with a mission to create innovative experiences and projects across art, moving image and interactive media. Art No Cube aims to explore the boundaries between art, technology and culture with the aim to take art out of the walls of galleries.
This year Shoreditch Live will take place every first Thursdays of the months; June, July, August and September.
For press materials or more information about Art No Cube or Shoreditch Live, please contact:
07 507 822 102
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Art No Cube: http://www.artnocube.com/#!shoreditch-live-4th-june---mer/ctds