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Chungking Mansions - Johannes Rigal

Chungking Mansions – Johannes Rigal

As Gordon Matthews argues in his book ‘Ghetto at the Center of the World’, many stereotypes, negative images and a bad reputation surround Chungking Mansions in downtown Hong Kong. It has been described as the ‘sum of all fears for parents whose children go backpacking around Asia.’ At the same time it has been the...
Mick Frank wins Wellcome Images Award 2015

Mick Frank wins Wellcome Images Award 2015

Last night we were absolutely thrilled to hear that one of Gasket’s founders Mick Frank is the winner of the 2015 Wellcome Images Award. From the Wellcome Trust: ‘Our judges were unanimous in their decision, as James, Fergus and Sir Tim explain: “As far as standout images go, the image of the horse’s uterus with the...
'Vanishing' with Yanina Shevchenko

‘Vanishing’ with Yanina Shevchenko

Gasket have had the chance to collaborate with a number of amazing artists over the last few years and we were delighted to hear that friend of Gasket, Yanina Shevchenko was recently awarded the inaugural ‘Stories of Reflection’ award from PhotoVoice and theprintspace. We’ve been following Yanina’s work for a number of years so it...
Art on a Roundabout - Johannes Rigal

Art on a Roundabout – Johannes Rigal

Redesigning a local photographic sculpture in Mautern, Austria Mautern is a small town (3494 inhabitants) near Austria’s capital Vienna. Urban life and the art scene is majorly influenced by nearby Vienna and Krems. However, in Mautern itself there has been substantial effort to getting out of the shadow of these two cities by producing and...
'A Fete Worse Than Death' - Red Gallery / Herrick Gallery

‘A Fete Worse Than Death’ – Red Gallery / Herrick Gallery

Good friend of Gasket, Diego Ferrari, has returned from great acclaim at the Milan Image Art Fair, and will be exhibiting some of his past work as part of Red Gallery’s celebration of the 20th anniversary of a key moment in the British art scene. Part of  the burgeoning YBA movement in the early 1990’s, Diego...
Diego Ferrari at Milan Image Art Fair 2014

Diego Ferrari at Milan Image Art Fair 2014

Exhibitions have always been an important way for Gasket to share the work of the amazing artists we’ve had  the pleasure of working with, but we’re delighted to finally have an opportunity to enter the world of International Art Fairs. We can think of few better ways to do this by working with one of our...
Photography and Urban Cultures

Photography and Urban Cultures

Photography and Urban Cultures 14.03.2014 – 31.03.2014 Goldsmiths College – New Academic Building Atrium (map) Private View – Thu 20.03.2014, 7pm-9pm Gasket have a long-standing relationship with Goldsmiths College and we were delighted to be invited to curate and install a small exhibition of alumni work to be shown alongside current members of the Photography...
Leap-Second - Bermondsey

Leap-Second – Bermondsey

After a fantastic week in Marylebone, it was time for Leap-Second to make its way south of the river where last night, the exhibition opened in its second location on the first floor at 183 – 185 Bermondsey St The show will remain here until the 13th of October and include an evening of artist talks and workshops over...
An interview with Arianna Lodeserto

An interview with Arianna Lodeserto

As Leap-Second moves from Marylebone to our new location on the First Floor of 183-185 Bermondsey St we’d like to introduce you to another of our exhibiting artists. Johannes Rigal of Gasket has asked each artist a series of questions to explore the concepts and processes involved in their work, and by doing so, show what makes us...
Leap-Second - Marylebone

Leap-Second – Marylebone

Last night we had the great pleasure of opening the Leap-Second exhibition at 51 Chiltern St in Marylebone. The exhibition will be open from 10am until 7pm this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and then from 10am until 6pm on Saturday. We’ve been delighted with how the work has come together and hope that you get...
Diego Ferrari - Artist profile and Interview

Diego Ferrari – Artist profile and Interview

As we come closer to the opening of Leap-Second, we’d like to introduce you to our exhibiting artists in more detail. Johannes Rigal of Gasket has asked each artist a series of questions to explore the concepts and processes involved in their work, and by doing so, show what makes us so excited about this exhibition. Today...
Helen Saunders Workshop - Call for applications

Helen Saunders Workshop – Call for applications

Photographic Compositing Urban Space – Helen Saunders 2 day workshop – Sat 12th and Sun 13th October First Floor – 183-185 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW Application details below One of the great joys of working with talented artists is the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of their artistic intentions and practice. In association with the Leap-Second...