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BIG LOVE


 An exhibition of new, site specific work by: 
 

Rhys Coren
Rob Eagle

James Howard
Alex Knell
Rob Leech 
Philip Newcombe

Curated by Rob Leech

Catch | 22 Kingsland Road | London E2 7NG

06/04/2012 - 05/06/2012

Over the years, I have enjoyed many a great time at Catch. It therefore gives me great pleasure to be given the opportunity to organise an exhibition of site-specific artwork in their lower bar area.
 
Catch is one of the longest standing late-night bars in Shoreditch, and although now ‘growing up’ a little, holds its place in the hearts of many as somewhere to dance until the small hours, and find love, lust and excess. I thought that these themes – those related to the very nature of late-night revelry – would be a good to starting point for an exhibition of work here.
 
I hope that you can make it along.
 
I hope that you have fun.

 

 

 

Rhys Coren (b. 1983) Lives and works in London. He graduated from UWE in 2005.. Recent exhibitions include: The Second Most Popular, BAM BAM BAM, Wolstenholme, Liverpool, UK, 2011, Anti-Library, SPACE, London, UK, 2011. In May he will be exhibiting in E-Vapor-8, 319 scholes, New York. Rhys Coren is co-founder of http://bubblebyte.org
 
Rob Eagle (b. 1983) Lives and works in London. He graduated from the RCA in 2009. Recent exhibitions include; Flamingo Hill, FORT, London, 2012;  Eagle & Eken, Transition Gallery, London, 2010; Parade, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, 2010. Later in April, he will be exhibiting in A Wall is a Surface, Londonnewcastle Project Space, London.
 
 
James Howard (b. 1981) Lives and works in London. He graduated from The Royal Academy Schools in 2007. Recent exhibitions include: Pop Molecule - The Appearence of Science, Aubin Gallery, London, UK, 2012;  From Here On, Rencontres d' Arles, Atelier de Mécanique, Arles, France, 2012; From April 20th 2012. He will be exhibiting in Ray 2012 / Making History, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany.
 
Alex Knell (b 1978) Lives and works in London. He graduated from the Royal Academy Schools in 2009. Recent exhibitions include: Art On Poetry; Love Letters, Saison National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, London, 2011; Turn On, Art First, London, 2011; Enchanted Palace: Cabinet of Curiosities, Kensington Palace, London, 2010. 

 
Rob Leech (b.1983) Lives and works in London. He Graduated from the Royal Academy Schools in 2009. Recent shows include: Cheap Flights, FORT, London, 2010; Riff Raff, Q, 5-8 Lower John Street, London, 2010. Rob Leech is co-founder of FORT Gallery, London.
 
Philip Newcombe (b. 1970) Lives and works in Reading.  He competed his MFA from Reading University in 2003. Recent shows include: The One Show, Fort Gallery, London, 2011; You've got a face like a sack of spuds falling to the floor, Performance piece, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, 2011; BigMinis: Fetishes of Crisis, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, 2011. Philip Newcombe is curator of the Reading Experimental Film Festival
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Exhibition Images:

 

Rob Leech, Heat-wave, 2012, Anti-fog on glass

 

Rhys Coren,

 

Rob Eagle

 

     

     

     

     

Alex Knell

 

 

 

Rob Eagle

 

Philip Newcombe

 

Philip Newcombe /  James Howard

 

    

James Howard