Exhibition

Fulfilment Services Ltd.

4 May 2021 – 10 May 2021

Regular hours

Tue, 04 May
10:00 – 18:00
Wed, 05 May
10:00 – 18:00
Thu, 06 May
10:00 – 18:00
Fri, 07 May
10:00 – 18:00
Sat, 08 May
10:00 – 18:00
Sun, 09 May
10:00 – 18:00
Mon, 10 May
10:00 – 18:00

Timezone: Europe/London

Free admission

Online

Hosted by: Hayley Gibson

Curatorial Tour - 6pm Wednesday 5th May. Please email us at fulfilmentservicesltd@gmail.com in order to receive a zoom link.

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Fulfilment Services Ltd. explores the implications of techno-capitalism on the widespread supply and demand networks that fulfil consumer needs and desires.

About

At Fulfilment Services Ltd. we begin at the logistics of the systemised supply chain: algorithm to ‘click to buy’ to factory worker to shipping container to gig delivery driver to momentarily satisfied and fulfilled consumer; from there we link, de-link, and re-link. With Gasworks as the nexus of a series of public interventions, we invite international artists Arvid&Marie, DNA, Florence Jung, and Frank Wang Yefeng to respond to the contemporary provocation of an anti-fulfilment narrative. 

 

Under existing infrastructures of production and consumption, networks are constantly in multi-directional movement building new needs once existing ones have been satisfied. In an ever-expanding and dissatisfying system we ask crucially: is capitalism fulfilling consumers or are consumers fulfilling capitalism? 

 

The four new artist commissions situate themselves in and around London on billboards, delivery vehicles and digitally on an e-commerce platform and website. These works come together under the unified spirit of corroding existing networks of dissemination. At Fulfilment Services Ltd. our disseminated medium is very much part of our message: join us in imagining alternative realities of fulfilment by interrogating the chain of production, networks of transportation, and the extortionist quality of fabricated needs. 

 

Fulfilment Services Ltd. is curated by Andreanne Beguin, Zidong Chen, Sarah Daher, Zifei Ge, Hayley Gibson, Jiawei Gu and Brenna Horrox from the MA Curating Contemporary Art Programme as part of the Graduate Projects 2021, Royal College of Art in partnership with Gasworks, supported by Jack Arts and Print&Digital.

Curators

Zidong Chen

Zifei Ge

Andreanne Beguin

Hayley Gibson

Brenna Horrox

Jiawei Gu

Sarah Daher

Exhibiting artists

Arvid&Marie

Florence Jung

Frank Wang Yefeng

D.N.A.

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