Exhibition

yesnomaybe_print : Golden Lane Estate

9 Jul 2019 – 21 Jul 2019

Event times

Daily 10:00-20:00
Private View 18:00-21:00 12/07/2019
Workshops 14:00-17:00 20/07/2019 + 21/07/2019

Cost of entry

Free

Golden Lane Community Centre

London
England, United Kingdom

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Inspired by Golden Lane Estate's post-war design and primary colour scheme, yesnomaybe_print exhibit a collaborative, site-specific response to the Estate and pay homage to the 'Protein Man' who spent many years protesting 'less lust from less protein' along Oxford Street.

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Golden Lane Estate is one of Britain’s most important post-war housing developments - Grade II listed, the Estate includes a tower block with a roof garden, community centre and allotments. Its primary colour scheme and post-war design is an inspiration to the printmakers who respond to both the architecture and landscape of the site.

In homage to Stanley Owen Green, the ‘Protein Man’ who spent many years protesting ‘less lust from less protein’ along Oxford Street, the group looks to an honourable tradition of public protest in a performative print project at a location that has now become the site of two major community campaigns.

yesnomaybe_print will be celebrating fellow printer, Stanley Owen Green, on 20 and 21 July with drop-in workshops to make playful protest booklets, taking inspiration from the Protein Man’s original text.  

yesnomaybe_print is a fine art printmaking group formed on the City Lit Advanced Fine Art Printmaking Course 2018-19. Coming from a range of backgrounds including architecture, fine art, illustration, and marketing and communications, the group draws from individual personal projects to create site-specific collaborative works in a range of printmaking media. 

From 09-21 July, the group will be exhibiting and holding workshops at Golden Lane Community Centre and Westminster Art Reference Library.

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