We want to welcome 2019 with a new exhibition at Subsidiary Projects.

Join us for the opening of SUMMER WILL HAVE ITS FLIES, an immersive exhibition compromising 6 contemporary artists.



JAWBONE JAWBONE

EMILY PLATZER

SARA ANSTIS


IRENE GONZALEZ

JANET SAINSBURY

ELLY THOMAS



The exhibition will be open by appointment until Saturday 2nd of February.

 

Link to the Facebook event HERE.
 

 

We always idealise Summer. Since the first day of the year, we cross days in the calendar, daydream about the sand and make plans to leave the city, putting all our hopes for happiness on those warm days. Long walks on the beach, bonfires by the ocean, maybe a quick romance.

 

But June always comes, and it’s sticky, and we are not so tanned, and we end up spending most of our time in the garden of the same pub we go to during the winter. We long for the beach, but when we can’t afford to go there, we have to be contented with an inflatable pool in the backyard and something that vaguely mimics a tropical cocktail.

 

The sea does not remind me of Summer, the sea reminds me of a music video with handsome teenagers. Chlorine and fake grass remind me of summer. For all of us who had to stay in the city most Summers, Camden Beach was the closest we were to that beer ad dream.

 

I prefer the idea I have of Summer during winter rather than the real Summer, which always has its flies.

 

 

JANET SAINSBURY

 

1963, Janet is a painter from Worthing, West Sussex. She completed the Turps Banana Correspondence Course after graduating from the Newlyn School of Art and Brighton Art College.

 

Selected exhibitions include Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 – South London Gallery and Liverpool, John Moores University and Paper Cuts - Saatchi Gallery, London. Last year she received the A-n Mentoring Bursary Award with Rosalind Davis and in 2016 she was selected for the Porthmeor Studio residency, St Ives.

 

 

ELLY THOMAS

 

Elly is a sculptor and writer based in London. She received her PhD from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2013. Publications include ‘Suwasa’ in Eduardo Paolozzi, exh.cat., The Whitechapel Gallery, 2017. Her book Play and the Artist’s Creative Process: The Work of Philip Guston and Eduardo Paolozzi will be published in March 2019.

 

Selected exhibitions include ‘Silly Symphony’, curated by Andy Holden, Ex-Baldessarre (2019), ‘Ludo (also known as Trouble)’, The Rectory Projects (2018), ‘Solo Award, Finalists’ Exhibition,’ Chiara Williams Contemporary (2018), ‘Kits and Building Blocks’ (solo), ASC Gallery (2016), ‘Sketchy Remarks’, Floating Island Gallery (2015), ‘HomeService’, Hayward Gallery Project Space (2011), ‘Toy’ (solo), Vitrine Gallery (2011). In 2018 and 2016 she was shortlisted for The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.


 

SARA ANSTIS

 

(1991, Stockholm) was raised on a small island off the Canadian west coast and draws and lives wherever she finds good light. Her images, installations and collaborative publication projects take shape through an intuitive exploration of memories and desires. In her soft pastel drawings, her unruly ‘primarily female’ figures can be found engaging in scenes of revelry and living tender moments within landscapes built from imagination.

 

She recently completed the Drawing Year at the Royal Drawing School in London and holds an MFA from Valand Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden and a BFA in Studio Art and Sociology from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Recent group exhibitions include Works on Paper At BEERS gallery (London, UK), I Will Survive at Alta Art Space and Galleri CC (Malmö, Sweden) and drawings at 650mah (Hove, UK). Currently, she is on a Royal Drawing School residency at RISD (Rhode Island School of Design).


 

EMILY PLATZER

 

Born in 1989, Hampshire UK. Upon graduation from Falmouth College of Art, she was selected for the Saatchi New Sensations and The Midas Award. Platzer is currently studying her MA Painting at the Royal College of Art.

 

In 2018 her work was included in Artworks Open, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London, From this time, Unchained. Ione and Mann, Belgravia, London, Something Else, Triumph Gallery, Moscow and Thumbnails, Hockney Gallery, London amongst others. Selected publications include Floorr Magazine, Issue 8 and the 2014 edition of ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’, Thames and Hudson

 

 

JAWBONE JAWBONE

 

Currently based in the artist-led community, the New Bridge Project, Jawbone Jawbone is a collaborative practice between artists Nikki Katrina Carroll and Matthew Young. Beginning in 2015 whilst studying in The Netherlands, this practice re-shaped and re-articulated itself through academic study at Northumbria University Newcastle, then a two-year residency in the Graduate Studios Northumbria.  

 

They work fluctuates between reality and dreams through the ability to work ultra-materially to negotiate informal formings of immaterial language states, drawn as fluid agents of speech, gesture and desire.

 

Recent exhibitions include When the clouds come in CRATE, Margate, Passing Between Clouds and Under Rocks Four/Four, Primary, Nottingham & FULLY AWAKE The Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.


 

IRENE GONZALEZ

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Irene is a photographer and book editor from Bilbao, Spain based in London. She graduated from the London College of Communication in 2017 and has participated in several group exhibitions and art fairs including PhotoLondon, Paris Photo and Offprint Madrid amongst others.

Built upon an exploration of the dying physicality of the photographic image, her work aims to remain as close and tangible to the viewer as possible. As a result, its dissemination is mainly through printed media, such as a set of prints or photobooks, for instance, Land Of (2017), published by Duende Print which was showcased in Offprint London and Paris.