The Outsider / Core Arts/ Hackney/ London
Core Arts is pleased to announce the opening of a new group exhibition, The Outsider.
Curated by Ryan McClelland the exhibition takes its title from Albert Camus existentialist novel.
Artists in the show examine different notions of the artist as an outsider and the romanticised clichés and stereotypes involved.
The Outsider surveys a wide range of Artists in age and background from the internationally renowned and established to relative unknowns. Exhibiting artists are shown without hierarchy of academic achievement or fame, their ability or disability, the selected artists have been chosen upon their uniqueness of voice and originality of perspective and it is this that makes for such a compelling exhibition.
Isabel Albiol, Nitiense Amooquaye, Jorge Barros, Karen Byers, Oliver Yu Chan, Billy Childish, Jane Chandler, Jay Cloth, Patrick Coleman, Alex Daw, Mia Eley, Dave Evans, Frances Disley, Elizabeth Eamer, Mikey Georgeson, Tanya Harris, Sara Hayward, Alex Ingram, Adam James, John Jonas, Mawvena Kattan, Dinah Keaton, Rudolph Lindo, Steve McCann, Dan Mcdermott, Ryan McClelland, Gary Molloy, Jo O’Conner, Berni Plastiras, Cathie Pilkington, Jo Potts, James Unsworth, Clifton Wright.
With live music from 8pm till 11pm
D66 - oneman blues legend, MR SOLO (aka David Devant), Sexton Ming (Medway art punk), Karl Mathews (Reggae Eastenders) DGO Ranks Number 1 (roots & beyond), poems from Frank Bangay, Johnny Rev.
A special limited edition Billy Childish woodcut to be launched by L-13 Gallery at the Private View. As well as a box set of limited edition signed and numbered artists prints made by members and staff of core arts will also be available to purchase alongside. “The Outsider” publication a ‘zine’ style publication of drawings, collages, photographs, poetry and specially commissioned essays about the exhibition.
Billy Childish will also be presenting a slideshow and artists talk with free entry at Core Arts on the 16th September at 3.00pm 1st September - 14th October Private View Thursday 1st September 6.30pm