Exhibition

Romeo, He's Moaning

30 May 2019 – 2 Jun 2019

Event times

30th May, PV 6pm-10pm
31st-2nd June 10am-5pm

5th Base Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube: Algate East, Whitechappel, Shoreditch High Street

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A group show including works from artists

Laila Blebleble,

Freya Douglas Ferguson,

Indigo Lewin,

Billy Metcalfe

About

The theme of ‘love’ and ‘romance’ has been used as a firearm for emotional pornography and indulgence for Centuries: Once upon a time cupid would take aim at un supposing lovers, now, replace gilded heart shaped arrows with the ever enduring Romcom, Pornhub, Tinder, Herbal Essences adverts etc. 


It seems unavoidable and yet it appears we can’t get enough- sprawled on our sofas vacantly staring at the tele watching people kissing in the rain, or on horses, or both. 


Amongst the various pantomime-like depictions of love can we still
grasp a true, visceral, instinctive and primal sensation? 

Curators

Freya Douglas Ferguson

Billy Metcalfe

Exhibiting artists

Freya Douglas Ferguson

Laila Blebleble

Indigo Lewin

Billy Metcalfe

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