Exhibition

The Choice of a New Generation (isthisit? issue 2 launch)

8 Aug 2017 – 13 Aug 2017

The Muse Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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  • Nearest Tube Stations: Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate

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An exhibition of artworks to commemorate the launch of the second issue of the isthisit? magazine.

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For Untitled's fourtheenth event, artist and curator Bob Bicknell-Knight, on invitation from Jonny Tanna, shall present a variety of artworks to commemorate the second issue of the isthisit? magazine, enabling conversations within the Untitled collective about the end of a generation and the beginning of the post-truth, post-internet experience that we currently find ourselves residing in.

Featured artists:

Bora Akinciturk, Bob Bicknell-Knight, Juan Covelli, Anne de Boer, Pippa Eason, Roxman Gatt, Gordon Holden, Joey Holder, Will Kendrick, Jake Kent, Eden Mitsenmacher, Aaron Scheer, Willem Weismann, Trystan Williams, Lewk Wilmshurst, Xim Xom, Jiyoung Yoo, Yorkson

The second issue of the isthisit? magazine is 104 pages and composed of artworks, essays, interviews and one podcast, considering memes and appropriation on the internet. In the United States 2016 presidential election, memes are said to have played a fundamental role, with individuals on 4chan claiming that they were responsible for Donald Trump's rise to power due to the amount of memes that were created and shared on a daily basis. This issue of the magazine hopes to consider the power of the meme, it's rise in contemporary culture and the widespread appropriation of images and videos being utilised, both in memes and artworks.

Featured contributors:

Bora Akincitürk, Rosie Back, Iain Ball, Peter Barnard, Chris Bayley, Olly Bharat, Bob Bicknell-Knight, Marc Blazel, Alice Bradnack, Uma Breakdown, Berk Çakmakçi, Amber Clausner, Kate Cooper, Juan Covelli, Lucy Cowling, Elliot Dodd, Stacey Davidson, Pippa Eason, Ed Fornieles, Jenny Francis, Roxman Gatt, Ben Grosser, Michelle Hannah, Alexander Harding, Elliot Hewgill, Realf Heygate, Bex Ilsley, Sid and Jim, Daniel Keller, Martin Kellett, Will Kendrick, Burkut Kum, Natalie Lambert, Heleen Mineur, Eden Mitsenmacher, Jonathan Monaghan, Jake Moore, Camilla Edstrom Odemark, Hollie Page, Alastair Peat, Duncan Poulton, Christopher Priestman, Charles Richardson, Tyler Robarge, Sophie Rogers, Aaron Scheer, Owen Thackeray, Eva Tomopoulou, Thomas Tyler, Joseph Whitmore, Hannah Willcocks, Trystan Williams

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Curators

Jonny Tanna

Jonny Tanna

Bob Bicknell-Knight

Bob Bicknell-Knight

Exhibiting artists

Yorkson

Anne de Boer

Lewk Wilmshurst

Aaron Scheer

Juan Covelli Reyes

Pippa Eason

Bob Bicknell-Knight

Bob Bicknell-Knight

Will Kendrick

Jake Kent

Roxman Gatt

Jiyoung Yoo

Gordon Holden

Xim Xom

Willem Weismann

Joey Holder

Joey Holder

Eden Mitsenmacher

Bora Akinciturk

Trystan Williams

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