signal::failure (squared) - The Agon of Romance and Triumph

7 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2015

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10:00 - 1700, Wednesday, 07 October - Sunday 11 October

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Entry is free.

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Safehouse 1 & 2

London, United Kingdom

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An examination of cultural disfigurations in contemporary culture loosely inspired by themes in Virgil's 'Aeneid'.


Following the 2013 exhibition 'signal::failure - variations on dystopic space', this sequel explores the cultural disfigurations that arise from the conflict between interior life and the objectifications of social progress. Loosely inspired by themes from Virgil's Aeneid as an allegory of the new Augustan imperial age, signal::failure (squared) will examine through abstract, conceptual, and figurative strategies the distortions the 'myth of progress' inflicts upon the self, interpersonal relationships, and our collective understanding of political and cultural development.



Michael Delacruz

Pippa Ridley

Exhibiting artistsToggle

Henrietta Simson

Michael Delacruz

Perienne Christian

Robert Phillips

Laura Smith

Phoebe Cope

Hannah Murgatroyd

Janne Malmros

Fiona Curran

Sam Douglas

Pippa Ridley

Daniel Saul

Nicholas John Jones


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