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EXHIBITION

Discussion of photographic exhibitions held at a variety of institutions

Four Questions with Nora Alissa

Four Questions with Nora Alissa

In support of our exhibition Adrift, we’re asking our exhibiting artists four questions to help you get to know a bit about them and their work. Nora Alissa graduated from Goldsmiths College, University of London, with a distinction in the MA in Photography and Urban Cultures. She is now working on several projects which look at different aspects...
Four Questions with Haarala Hamilton

Four Questions with Haarala Hamilton

In support of our exhibition Adrift, we’re asking our exhibiting artists four questions to help you get to know a bit about them and their work. Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton are London based professional photographers. Liz was born and grew up in Finland and Max in Oxford, England. They met at Camberwell college of Arts...
Four Questions with Isidro Ramirez

Four Questions with Isidro Ramirez

In support of our exhibition Adrift, we’re asking our exhibiting artists four questions to help you get to know a bit about them and their work. Isidro Ramirez is a Spanish photographer now based in Singapore. After living, working and studying in the UK for 20 years he moved to Singapore in 2011. His work shows a...
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...
Richard Avedon - Gagosian Gallery, New York

Richard Avedon – Gagosian Gallery, New York

Our recent sojourn to New York had a list of ‘must-dos’ whose completion was always doomed to failure, but one item on the agenda that brooked no compromise was a trip to the west side Gagosian to see Richard Avedon’s ‘Murals & Portraits.’ The Gagosian is all that you expect a seminal contemporary gallery to...
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...
Francesca Woodman - Guggenheim March 16 - June 13 2012

Francesca Woodman – Guggenheim March 16 – June 13 2012

The word that seems most often repeated when it comes to the work of Francesca Woodman is ‘gothic’, yet what struck me most in the comprehensive exhibition currently on show at the Guggenheim is the honesty and rawness of the work. I wasn’t overly familiar with Woodman’s images before coming to the exhibition, and perhaps...
Control - Anton Corbijn

Control – Anton Corbijn

Last week we were lucky enough to attend a screening of Anton Corbijn’s Control presented by clever people from Hungry Eye Magazine and Jim Stephenson’s miniclick photography talks. For those unfamiliar with the 2007 film, Control follows the life of Ian Curtis, the lead singer of the band Joy Division, from 1973 until 1980, the year Curtis committed...
Transitions & Continuities – Thomas Ruff

Transitions & Continuities – Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff currently seems to be everywhere. Not only is he majorly featured and interviewed in the April 2012 issue of the British Journal of Photography but he is also subject of a major retrospective at the Haus der Kunst in Munich. This exhibition chronologically covers the making of certainly one of the most important German photographers of...
Around the Galleries

Around the Galleries

A selection of current photographic exhibitions that sparked our interest. Exhibition descriptions come from the host gallery websites as linked. Dan Holdsworth – Transmission: New Remote Earth Views Brancolini Grimaldi Until the 19th May ‘In Transmission: New Remote Earth Views, Holdsworth appropriates topographical data to document the ideologically and politically loaded spaces of the American...
Difficulties and Successes

Difficulties and Successes

To present photography in an exhibition space is certainly not a simple and easy task. It involves decisions made by the curator, wishes and hopes by the artist, the availability of space and has to meet the viewer’s expectations. But the biggest problems may arise when the curator, the exhibition space and the artist are...