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EXHIBITION REVIEW: Splashing into Viscosity – Márta Kucsora at the Concept Space

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The Concept Space is a brand new venue in Bermondsey debuting with Márta Kucsora on their first solo show together: Viscosity.  The mission of the new project space is to become a cutting edge hub for arts professionals, and to present both UK and international artists. The current show was curated by KB Stowe with…

Anett Gecov | March 5, 2017
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Not Far From the Black Flag – Czech foreign-correspondents Lenka Klicperová and Jarmila Štuková at the Frontline Club

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There are those incredible stories which makes us stop for a little while and break off from our daily routines. Such a talk was held on Thursday evening in the Frontline Club, moderated by Gabrielle Fonseca Johnson from Reuters. Her guests were Lenka Klicperová, a journalist and photographer, and Jarmila Štuková, a photographer and filmmaker.…

Anett Gecov | February 26, 2017
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EXHIBITION REVIEW: ‘Once upon a time…’ – Children’s book illustrators from Hungary

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“And what is the use of a book, – thought Alice – without pictures and conversations? ” (Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) Most children would presumably agree with Alice here. Our first encounters with pictures often happen on our parents’ laps while we’re looking at books. Colourful drawings illuminate stories and feed our imagination.…

Anett Gecov | November 18, 2016
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Let there be light! György Jovánovics at the Mayor Gallery

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György Jovánovics is a sculptor who’s dedicated a half century of his life to plaster, and the Mayor Gallery now presents his first solo show in London – The Relief, From White to Black. The gallery space on the second floor, different from the storefront ones, feels more friendly and intimate. The walls display different…

Anett Gecov | October 19, 2016
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EXHIBITION REVIEW: CEE Art at the Start Art Fair (Saatchi Gallery)

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The third edition of Start Art Fair was held from 15th to 18th September, in the prestigious Saatchi Gallery, in a favorable environment which felt more like an exhibition than a market place. The fair was brought to life by Prudential Eye Programme, a scheme to nurture emerging artists, focussed primarily on the Asian region. …

Anett Gecov | September 25, 2016
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Ukrainian Artist Olga Pryymak and the tea-tasting ritual: ‘to explore the mind and heal’

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On a September Sunday evening at the Harrick Gallery, there’s a strange image: about twenty people are standing and sitting around and everyone’s holding a small cup, and they’re talking about shamanistic practices and the effects of herbal tea. As the group notices my presence, the circle opens up for me, and the discussion continues.…

Anett Gecov | September 10, 2016