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Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Gomez de Villaboa exhibition


f@gomezdevillaboa.com

Hello Guys! This is the official invitation for the Opening to my next exhibition the Friday 24th of January at the White Rabbit time (125 Stoke Newington Church St N6 0UH )

This time.. like we say in Spain… it is time to trow the house by/trough the window! Which means! Get excited and do things that you woud or should not do! Apart from the exhibition and complementary free drinks for everyone, I will prepare a few pieces and photos to Raffle so you can get some of my work almost for free!!

 Why!!?? It is all for fun and for making things easier. Art shouldn't be only on galleries and for wealthy people.. As you might know this event and the series of Xpress Yourself are sponsored by Unite the Union! All in an effort to fight against Austerity. David Shakey will delight us with some words and the DJ Femme a Barbe add more fan to the night.

 In addition! this time I will present two pictures of the series "Sexo en Nueva York" that got classified in the Desencaja Awards 2013 (Made by the Autonomic Government of Spain and that will show the series on the Archaeologic Museum of Almeria on February ) Please feel free to invite everyone to the opening. The exhibition will be on till the 4th of March. I look forward to seeing you all! Best, Francisco.

Francisco Gomez de Villaboa PHOTOGRAPHY | POSTPRODUCTION f@gomezdevillaboa.com Contact: (+44) 7855 171 375 Studio: 42 Harwood Court, N15NF Hoxton www.GomezdeVillaboa.com

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Dodo Modern Poets : FIZZING FEBRUARY & Louder Than Liberty 19 March 2014

dodo

FIZZING FEBRUARY

EMILE SERCOMBE
Visual and verbal pyrotechnics

AMY McALLISTER
Masterly performer and slam supremo

FRANCES WHITE
Soulful verse from fine Merton poet

PATRIC CUNNANE
Wit and wisdom from Dodo founder

Friday 21 February 2014
8pm
The Poetry Café
22 Betterton Street, WC2H 9BX
£7/6 0207 420 9880, Covent Garden tube
dodo modern poets letting fly with words 0208 687 1930; 07769 777022 http://dodomodpoets.com/dodo.shtml
patric.poet@zen.co.uk


Louder Than Liberty 19 March 2014

Performance poets Sue Johns, Patric Cunnane & post-modern cabaret duo Project Adorno return to Abbeyfest with special guest poet Jasmine Ann Cooray.

Cornish Poet Sue Johns
Poetry plus performance of ´Shopgirl´ The result of a fifty five year old woman crawling out of a mound of empty Sauvignon bottles and realising she's worked in the same shop for twenty five years. "Sue Johns is one of contemporary poetry´s finest voices" Steve Tasane
www.suejohns.co.uk

Patric Cunnane
Poetry, politics and passion from one of London´s most dynamic performers. Patric will be promoting his latest collection, ´Looking for Eden´. He is founder of Dodo Modern Poets which presents regular evenings at the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden and throughout the UK and Ireland. Dodo Modern Poets celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. http://dodomodpoets.com/dodo.shtml

Project Adorno
Post-modern pop songs on library date stamps, Cubism and Jeremy Paxman delivered by two men, an ipod and an acoustic guitar. And maybe a projector, if they´re feeling ambitious. "The lovechild of The Human League and Radio Four´s Shipping Forecast" Buxton Fringe
http://www.projectadorno.net

Jasmine Ann Cooray
Jasmine Ann Cooray is a poet from London, of British and Sri Lankan heritage. She works with young people as a mentor and workshop facilitator, developing confidence through poetry and performance. She aims to create spaces for voices of all of kinds to speak out.

Jasmine is known for her vivid images, inclusive performance style, and storytelling through personal experience. She is often moved to address the taboo issues through her writing, and has performed in a variety of spaces in the UK, Singapore and the Philippines. Her debut poetry pamphlet ´everything we dont say´ was released with Tall Lighthouse Press in 2009 and is due to be reprinted in 2014.
http://jasmineanncooray.wordpress.com/

Wednesday 19th March 2014
Colour House Theatre, Watermill Way Merton, SW19 2RD
Doors 7.30pm. Showtime: 8pm £8/£7 conc
Tube: Colliers Wood/South Wimbledon
Box Office & enquiries: 07969 597967 info@openhausarts.org

Part of Abbeyfest Spring programme


MORE DODOS IN 2014
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16 May 2014
20 June 2014
19 September 2014
17 October 2014
12 December 2014
POETS TBA

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

politicians' portraits


Anne Greagsby
Anne Greagsby12:36am Jan 14
MPs spend/squander £250,000 of public money on vanity portraits - Self portraits are for the conceited - who would want to pay for one of ones self and look at it everyday???
MPs spend £250,000 of public money on vanity portraits
www.standard.co.uk
MPs have splurged around £250,000 of taxpayers’ money having portraits painted of fellow parliamenta...

Monday, 6 January 2014

Castles in the Air: Caroline Cary and Jim Webb at the Centre of Contemporary Art Montenegro



London based Studio 106 Art Gallery is proudly marking its fifth anniversary with an international exhibition - Castles in the Air. The exhibition is going to be held in the Centre of Contemporary Art Montenegro, in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. The Gallery will be celebrating works of two acclaimed British artists Caroline Cary and Jim Webb. Caroline has established links with Studio 106 Art Gallery over the years and for the first time outside the UK, Studio 106 Art Gallery will be presenting her new ground breaking project. The project consists of two parts; part one is paintings on canvas and paper, part two is a collaboration with Jim Webb, an Installation of laser light and transparent paintings on Perspex. Studio 106 Art Gallery provides a platform to explore, create and present contemporary art and new forms of expression.

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"Untitled":Free Painters and Sculptors with guest artists at the POSK gallery