’umble prints [individually titled]

2018, dimensions variable, multicolour risograph prints

’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
’umble prints [individually titled]
Commentary

First produced at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, as part of the research project ‘Being as Becoming’, ’umble prints are gathering places where images, books, lists, sketch-up drawings and various hesitant starting points for new work accumulate and interact.

exhibitions

‘Ecstatic, darkling with...’ [solo exhibition], Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague, 15.2.19–31.3.19
‘Art Rotterdam’ [solo presentation], w/Dürst Britt & Mayhew, van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam, 7–10.2.19
‘Being as Becoming’ [residency/duo exhibition with Philippine Hoegen], curated by Freek Lomme, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, 25.8.18–28.10.18

thanks

Mondriaan Fonds, Provincie Noord-Brabant, Onomatopee, Freek Lomme, Philippine Hoegen, Carolina Pinto, Josh Plough

Alex Farrar
Born 1986, Leeds
Lives and works in Amsterdam and London

new news
☞ ‘Wimper’ book is now available from Bookartbookshop, London; Good Press, Glasgow; Arnolfini, Bristol; Page Not Found, The Hague; Buchhandlung Walther König/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; San Serriffe, Amsterdam; Books@RET, Rotterdam; rile*, Brussels; Casa Bosques, Mexico City and in the archives of Banner Repeater, London; and Bibliothèque Kandinsky/Pompidou Centre, Paris. It can also be purchased online directly from me through the project’s page.
☞ 9.7.20 – 19.7.20 [exhibition/commission] Walk&Talk, São Miguel, Azores
☞ 7 – 9.2.20 [art book fair] Moveable Types, w/The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 books), Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
☞ 1.12.19 – 1.1.20 [solo exhibition] ‘Semblable Wood’, A Park is a Place for Strolling in Winter, Kerstroosplein 32, Eindhoven
☟ 28.9.19 [press] interview with Allan Gardner, published on The Quietus
old news
☜ 22 – 24.11.19 [art book fair] Printing Plant w/Rijksakademie, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam
☜ 20.11.19 [book launch] ‘Wimper’, Page Not Found, The Hague
☜ 5.11.19 [visiting lecturer] Moscow Foundation (BHSAD), Moscow
☜ 27.9.19 – 26.10.19 [solo exhibition] ‘Faltering, light under two screw holes, with 999 Red, shadows, screws and drilled holes, flushed, then glimmer over pieces of masking tape, with screws, drilled holes and Cherry Bomb’, SE8 Gallery, London
✳︎ Supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands
⤷ private view on 27.9.19
⤷ finissage/book launch on 26.10.19
☜ 13.9.19 – 12.10.19 [solo exhibition] ‘Fall, slump, drop on a bedside cabinet in water with behavioural residue (painted violet) and collapse, slide, bottom-out beside low on a bookshelf, with sag on a folding table and slip on a bedside —both- in water, before behavioural residue (painted chartreuse), downswing under a broken curtain rail, and dip, crash, flat on a chest of drawers partially in water’, Bloc Projects, Sheffield
⤷ private view 13.9.19
⤷ in conversation on 2.10.19
⤷ [press] Our Favourite Places, this is tomorrow, Corridor8
☜ 5.7.19 - 21.7.19 [residency] Walk&Talk, São Miguel, Azores
☜ 1.5.17 – 1.5.19 [award/grant] For two years my work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the Mondriaan Fund
☜ 15.2.19 – 31.3.19 [solo exhibition] ‘Ecstatic, darkling with lofty, fumble/ Reverie, angst, bumble and grumble/ Lucid, limned with Rubin’s cornice and fifteen-odd semblable stumps’, Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
☜ 5.3.19 – 31.3.19 [group exhibition] Double Negative, @ChaShaMa, NYC, New York, curated by Darling Green
☜︎ 7.2.19 – 10.2.19 [solo presentation] Art Rotterdam w/Dürst Britt & Mayhew, Rotterdam
☜︎ 11.9.18 – 14.3.19 [guest artist-teacher] Fine Art Department, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
☜︎ 25.8.18 – 28.10.18 [residency/duo exhibition] Being as Becoming, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, with Philippine Hoegen, curated by Freek Lomme
☜︎ 10.5.18 – 23.6.18 [group exhibition] ‘British Summer Time’, Copperfield, London with Larry Achiampong, Ewa Axelrad, Joe Fletcher Orr, Rowena Harris, Jasleen Kaur, littlewhitehead
PDFs
exhibitions (2015–2019)
works (2015–2019)
cv
Recent writings on my work
by David Price
by Nicolas de Oliveira and Nicola Oxley
by George Vasey
by Josh Plough
by Steven ten Thije
by Laura van Grinsven
email me
alex.farrar@hotmail.co.uk
instagram
@alexrfarrar
gallery
Dürst Britt & Mayhew
info@durstbrittmayhew.com
colophon
aaaeflrrrx.eu was built with the ingenuity and patience of DisplayHooray.
The typeface used throughout is Maria Pro, created by Phil Baber, whose 2010 design for the Index book reappears here in the work pages.
Credit also goes to Qubik for my original website (2010–2014), which lives on in the icon based home page.