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Royal Veterinary College Pots - Mick Frank

Royal Veterinary College Pots – Mick Frank

One of Gasket’s founders, Mick Frank, has recently completed a stunning body of work in conjunction with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). From Mick’s own site; “The [RVC] eMedia Unit has been working with the Wellcome Trust to share images of anatomical specimens at the RVC. These are historical dissections stored in formalin pots – brought alive...
Unprotected Views - Sally Hart

Unprotected Views – Sally Hart

As part of completing her Sociology Masters in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths College, Sally Hart (one of our Gasket founders), has presented her visual work as part of the Habitus exhibition, held at Menier Gallery until the 25th of October. From Sally’s website; “The exhibition is planned, funded, curated, installed and executed by...
Gasket Founder Wins Goldsmiths Award

Gasket Founder Wins Goldsmiths Award

Congratulations to our own Sally Hart for winning the Goldsmiths Sociology Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in MA Photography and Urban Cultures 2013/14! Over the course Sally has produced some extraordinary work such as Urban Terrior and her final dissertation work Unprotected Views. We are proud to have Sally as part of our collective and look...
Nancy Clemo - Profile and Interview

Nancy Clemo – Profile and Interview

In the lead up to Leap-Second we’ll be helping you get to know our exhibiting artists through their own words. We’re asking each artist a range of questions to try and expose what makes them tick revealing what makes us so excited about this exhibition at the same time. First up is Nancy (Betty) Clemo; a...
Leap-Second: Photographic Compositing Workshop with Helen Saunders

Leap-Second: Photographic Compositing Workshop with Helen Saunders

As part of our upcoming exhibition, Leap-Second, we are holding a two day workshop with Helen Saunders. Helen’s unique process creates incredibly evocative images, as seen in the works exhibited in Leap-Second, and her workshop will cover some of the concepts and technical processes which go into the making of this kind of work. Helen describes...

The Gasket Guide – Introduction

While we definitely wouldn’t want to claim to be experts in the field of running a commercial photographic gallery, with our second exhibition under our belt we have learnt a few lessons which we thought it might be worth sharing. As we also want to work with a broad range of photographers and artists, many...
Adrift in Vienna - The Opening

Adrift in Vienna – The Opening

On the 6th of June, Galerie Ruberl held the opening of our Adrift exhibition in Vienna. We were lucky enough to attend the opening and were incredibly happy with the response to the exhibition by both attendees and Ruberl. Open as part of Vienna’s informal Thursday night galleries, the exhibition was well attended and received...
Adrift - The Unfamiliar Familiar in Modern Society

Adrift – The Unfamiliar Familiar in Modern Society

GASKET is proud to announce our first exhibition, Adrift – The Unfamiliar Familiar in Modern Society, to be held at the Old Truman Brewery‘s Shop 14 from Monday 8th of October 2012 and running through the 13th October 2012. Adrift will present ten artists whose photography engages directly with the increasing tension that exists between the familiar and...
London Festival of Photography Syposium - Inside Out: Reflections on the Public and the Private - Part 2

London Festival of Photography Syposium – Inside Out: Reflections on the Public and the Private – Part 2

This is part 2 of our coverage of the London Festival of Photography symposium held on June 9th, if you missed it, check out Part 1. Following the lunchbreak the symposium restarted with another discussion piece, this one hosted by Firecracker (an online platform supporting European female photographers). Fiona Rogers of Firecracker introduced three female...
London Festival of Photography Syposium - Inside Out: Reflections on the Public and the Private - Part 1

London Festival of Photography Syposium – Inside Out: Reflections on the Public and the Private – Part 1

On Saturday the 9th of June the London Festival of Photography held its symposium titled Inside Out: Reflections on the Pubic and Private. The symposium presented a broad range of practitioners and topics, all loosely relating to the title and theme of the festival. Held at King’s Place near Kings Cross the full day symposium was well...
Nat Chard & Samuel Van Hoogstraten - Peepshows

Nat Chard & Samuel Van Hoogstraten – Peepshows

Nat Chard is using a 17th Century work by Samuel Van Hoogstraten called A Peepshow with Views of the Interior of a Dutch House as the departure point for some work incorporating photography. It is well worth taking a look at Nat’s first post on the peepshow here; http://natchard.com/2011/09/30/403/ As well as the entire peepshow category; http://natchard.com/category/peepshow/  ...
Developer Trays - John Cyr

Developer Trays – John Cyr

Developer Trays by John Cyr is a striking set of images of… you guessed it, developer trays. On his website Cyr writes that he has photographed the trays so that the photographic community can remember its past and the tools used throughout photography’s history, that the titling of each tray with its owner’s name is a...