Artists: Marietta Davis, Marc Elsener, Justin Hibbs, Tom Humphreys, Caroline McCambridge, Jordan McKenzie, Elodie Pong, Gill Ord, Sally Osborn, Magali Reus, Elisa Sighicelli, John Strutton, Shaan Syed
Curated by Clare Goodwin
Baker's Dozen is the last in a series of six exhibitions organised for CGP over the past two years by Clare Goodwin and Liz Murray. It's curious, perhaps, that given free rein to do exactly as they wished both these artist-curators have opted to communicate their interests and concerns via that ubiquitous curatorial vehicle the themed group show. One might interpret Goodwin's use of this, the final slot in the programme, as a reaction to the process, or an open letter of admiration from one artist to a group of others. By refusing to actively stage a game of conceptual ping pong between the works of this 13-strong international dozen, Goodwin allows a sense of the fragile interdependency between artwork and exhibition concept; curator, artist and viewer to surface.
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