Propeller Island signals the start of a series of one month artist run projects to be held in varying locations commencing in a vacant shop and basement in South Kensington. The group consisting of recent graduates from the MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art & Design aim to take over the space / building for the duration creating new work and programming a series of events inviting a variety of practitioners into the space during the month. Engineering events / including exhibitions, film screenings, discussions, theatre, cabaret, dance and performance. Week by week a schedule of events will be posted on the groups' blog site at http://propellerisland.blogspot.com events will be free of charge and open to the public.
The project culminates with a four-day extravaganza of art and performance running from Thursday 29th of January until Sunday 1st of February 2009. Along side the 18 resident artists there will be an array of special guest performers including; performance artist, Mark McGowan; artist and musician Jo Robertson; firewoman, Alex Glen; artist and theorist John Cussans, the band Les Cox Sportifs, artist / performer Brian Dawn Chalkley and many more.