In the coming week there is:
Gang of Seven by Mike Nelson
Opening 17th January – 21st February 2015
Nelson’s work in this show, is composed of objects gathered from the North West Pacific Coast. Paying homage to the ocean as ‘an intelligent entity of seemingly infinite sprawl’. His deliberate pickings of coastal paraphernalia mixed with invention displays the possibilities of new world systems.
507 W 24th Street
Chromosome Damage by Daniel Guzmán
Opening 13 December 2014 – 21 February 2015
Guzmán’s first solo exhibition in the UK draws from Mexican and pre-Hispanic imagery. Looking at Aztec deities and goddesses, his drawings represent voluptuous female figures baring teeth who go through mythical transformations. Using pastels, charcoal and ink, his application of earthly colours are alluring.
12 Rich Estate,
London SE1 5TE
International Exhibition and Prize
Artes Mundi 6
Opened October 21 2014, prize awarded 22nd January 2015
Artes Mundi 6 is an international art prize. This year it attracted work from over 800 world wide nominations. Just 9 will be picked out by Adam Budak, Director of collections and exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art in Prague and Sabine Schaschl, Director and Curator of Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich. From here, a panel of independent judges will award one of the artists £40,000 on January 22nd 2015.
The following 3 venues will be exhibiting the works: