Hotel Palenque & Hannah Perry

1 Mar 2012

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12:00 – 18:00

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Cell Project Space

London, United Kingdom


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  • bus lines: 26, 48, 55, 106, 236, 254, 277, 388
  • Bethnal Green station
  • Cambridge Heath Road station
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Hotel Palenque & Hannah Perry


Hotel Palenque has been invited by Nina Cristante to host the third CYcLE CLUB event at Cell Project Space. Curated by Elise Lammer, Hotel Palenque is a continuous programme of newly commissioned contemporary art projects focusing on producing and presenting new works by emerging artists on a single A0 non-reproducible print. Hannah Perry will present Hotel Palenque's 5th commission. During this one-night event, the resulting A0 print will be paired with a performance displaying VHS footage collected by the artist. Exploring the notion of decay, the artist will nostalgically stage the death of analog media by recording the progressive disappearance of the moving image by simultaneously exposing the visual flaws and scratches of the artist's continuous mixing, and processing of footage. Displayed on an obsolete RGB projector, deteriorated images of pop culture icons question our ambiguous relation to an irretrievable youth.”¨ Hannah Perry graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2010. Exhibitions and projects in 2011 include ‘Les Televisions' at French Riviera 1988, London, 'Lucky PDF TV for Frieze Projects' at Frieze Art Fair, London, ‘Late At Tate' curated by Paul Purgas, Tate Britain, London, and performed ‘Bodyhacker' a continuous video installation incorporating live film with a collaborative DJ set, at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea. Perry lives and works in London and is studying on the Fine Art programme at Royal Academy Schools, London

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