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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...
Gasket curates...

Gasket curates…

Last Wednesday Gasket had the opportunity to curate an exhibition for a private event held at a prestigious architectural firm within the City. Installed for a single night only, Gasket’s role was to select and curate a group of artists whose work reflected the event theme of ‘Momentum.’ Celebrating a key moment in both the...
Sunglasses

Sunglasses

Sillabario dei tempi tristi (Syllabary of Sad Times) is a book in short essay form written by Ilvo Diamanti, a well-known Italian academic and journalist. My attention is drawn to an essay entitled “Sunglasses” where he analyzes the (mis) use of dark sunglasses in public. Publicized and sold as fashion accessories, sunglasses have evolved from...
iPods and Other Devil Devices

iPods and Other Devil Devices

Michael Bull cites Lefebvre: “he who walks down the street… is immersed in the multiplicity of noises, murmurs, rhythms”, arguing that urban dwellers are primarily “listening” subjects. But “listening subjects” have become exponentially deaf. We are moving to what Bull calls a “mediated urban isolation” or what Bauman sees as “privatizing of the street” and...