Superscript

2007, with Harry Meadley and Iona Smith, mixed media

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Commentary

" Superscript as part of UNITED East Street Arts (ESA)

Alex Farrar Harry Meadley Iona Smith

PV: Friday 22 May 6–9pm Saturday 23 May – Friday 5 June [12 – 6on Monday – Saturday]

East Street Arts is proud to present Superscript : a group show with Alex Farrar, Harry Meadley and Iona Smith. Working together under the bracket of the consortium ‘A Latento’, each artist maintains their own autonomous practices, whilst corroborating as a supportive and critical body. Together, the consortium has organised exhibitions, taken residencies and produced a serial publication."

exhibitions

Superscript, 2009, Leeds Met Gallery, Leeds, UK. Superscript, 2009, ESA Patrick Studios, Leeds, UK.

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

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☞ 9.7.20 – 19.7.20 [exhibition/commission] Walk&Talk, São Miguel, Azores
☞ 7 – 9.2.19 [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’, Kerstroosplein 32, Eindhoven
☞ 22 – 24.11.19 [art book fair] Printing Plant w/Rijksakademie, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam
☟ 28.9.19 [press] interview with Allan Gardner, published on The Quietus
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☜ 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
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exhibitions (2015–2019)
works (2015–2019)
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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
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alex.farrar@hotmail.co.uk
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