Exhibition

Downsizing

21 May 2018 – 27 May 2018

Event times

Downsizing will be open from the 21st - 27th May
Please join us for a late night opening on Friday the 25th May 6-8 pm

Cavespace

London
England, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • 24 c10 360
  • Pimlico Victoria line
  • London Victoria

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An exhibition of new small works by emerging artists.

About

It’s a small world after all, and London is more over-crowded and expensive than it has ever been. Everyone has had to downsize and compromise, living in smaller houses, further out of London. Everyone has to work hard. It seems as if there is very little money or space for Art.

Despite this difficult climate, artists all over London are busy working; painting, drawing, thinking, printing. They have big ideas, but where can they make their big ideas? And where can they show them?

In the film Downsizing, because of a crisis in over-population and of global warming, it is suggested that in order to save the world’s resources everyone should be shrunk so that they are only 12 cm tall.

In a similar way, because of the cost of putting on an exhibition, in order to show their work together the artists in this show have been given the challenge of shrinking their work so that it fits into a small space. Big ideas have been transformed into tiny works of art and we invite you come and see this collection of pint-sized, pocket paintings, drawings and prints.

Exhibiting artists include

Nancy Haslam-Chance, Tom Scotcher, Jude Hagan, Alice Macdonald, Alexander Gilmour, Emily Hill, Jackson Rees, Laurie Crean, Jack Fawdry-Tatham, Somaya Critchlow, Isaac Nugent, Mark Connolly, Ben Westley- Clarke, Joana Galego, Jessica Jane Charleston, Ranald Macdonald, Joshua Bristow and Bobbye Fermie.

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