Exhibition

Ima-Abasi Okon, Alessandro Raho

6 Oct 2018 – 3 Nov 2018

Event times

Open Thurs to Sat 12-6pm during exhibitions

Cost of entry

FREE

Kingsgate Project Space

London, United Kingdom

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  • Kilburn/West Hampstead

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Kingsgate Project Space works with artists to devise exhibitions that are conversational and exploratory in nature. This exhibition is the third in this occasional series of two-person shows, here bringing together one work each by Ima-Abasi Okon and Alessandro Raho.

About

2 person show

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Ima-Abasi Okon is a London based artist working across print, sculpture and moving image. Solo exhibitions include: Parables for the BLAZER: Mahalia's EXISTENCEandEXISTENTS-HyPE fragrant stacking balm (306.HAL), Plaza Plaza, London (2018) and The Fountains Are Decorative and Are Not Water Play Areas, Supercollider Contemporary Arts Project, Blackpool (2014). Recent group exhibitions include: Concrete Poetries, Lower Green, Norwich (2018); Canine Wisdom For the Barking Dog - The Dog Gone Deaf, 13th Dak'Art Biennale, Dakar, Senegal w/ Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom (2018); there's something In the conversation that's more interesting than the finality of (A Title), The Showroom, London (2018) and PRAISE N PAY IT/ PULL UP, COME INTO THE RISE, South London Gallery, London (2018). In 2018, she was awarded both the Nigel Greenwood Research Prize and the Summer Residency at Hospitalfield, Scotland.

Alessandro Raho graduated from Goldsmiths College, London in 1994. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Alison Jacques Gallery, London (2015) and Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke (2015), as well as participation in group shows including We Transfer: Mark Leckey + Alessandro Raho, Secession, Vienna (2015); I Cheer A Dead Man's Sweetheart, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhil-on-Sea (2014); Knock Knock, Jerwood Gallery, Hastings (2013); Painting Show, Eastside Gallery, Birmingham (2011); Wall Rockets, FLAG Art Foundation, New York (2008) and Great Britons, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (2007). In 2004, Raho was commissioned to create a portrait of Dame Judi Dench for the National Portrait Gallery, London. His work is held in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; National Portrait Gallery, London; and the Berardo Collection, Lisbon.

Exhibiting artists

Alessandro Raho

Ima-Abasi Okon

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