Exhibition

Sell Out

6 May 2016 – 20 May 2016

Event times

PV Friday 6th May 7pm til late
Open 7th-20th May by appointment only

Cost of entry

Free

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More and more, contemporary artists are invested in the actions of borrowing, stealing and appropriating capitalist signifiers. Sell Out seeks to reflect on the impact of these perpetuations and/or perversions of capitalist signage.

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Branding and logos have increasingly become integrated into the lexicon of contemporary art. Gucci, Chanel and Nike are accumulating on the surfaces of paintings, sculptures and screens.

More and more, contemporary artists are invested in the actions of borrowing, stealing and appropriating capitalist signifiers. Sell Out seeks to reflect on the impact of these perpetuations and/or perversions of capitalist signage.

Is it possible to subvert this system of symbols and challenge constructions of intellectual property through acts of appropriation? 

Or are these art works simply complicit in offering free advertising space to corporations? 

Does this even matter?

Adeeb Ashfaq
Das Balloon
George Chinnery
Jack Fisher
Aitor Gonzalez
Clare Holdstock
Sam Hutchinson
Gregory Herbert
Will Kendrick
Joe Legg
Mark Martin
Luke Nairn
Mark Scott-Wood
M Reme Silvestre 
Anya Stewart Maggs
Matthew Verdon
Jacob Watmore
Lewk Wilmshurst

Sell Out concludes Seize’s three month curatorial residency at Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, Leeds.

To book an appointment please email seizeprojects@gmail.com to arrange a time.

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Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
25 Wharf Street,
Leeds,
LS2 7EQ

Exhibiting artists

Anya Stewart Maggs

Sam Hutchinson

Jacob Watmore

Mark Scott-Wood

Adeeb Ashfaq

Adeeb Ashfaq

Jack Fisher

Jack Fisher

Das Balloon

Greg Herbert

M Reme Silvestre

Joseph Legg

Will Kendrick

Mark Martin

Clare Holdstock

Matthew Verdon

Luke Nairn

Luke Nairn

Aitor Gonzalez

George Chinnery

Lewk Wilmshurst

Taking part

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Leeds, United Kingdom

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