'Exam' at Transition Gallery
Posted by Rise Art on 27th May 2011
We are very much looking forward to Transition Gallery's new show âExamâ, which has been curated by the artist Edd Pearman and features the works of artists Alex Ball, Matt Brown, Julie Cockburn, Adam Dix, Adam James, Boo Saville and Ceal Warnants. Watch this space for a proper review by Joanna Chard, soon!
Alex Ball 'The Obstacle' (2010). Oil on linen
Julie Cockburn, Crystal 3 (2010)
'Exam' is an exhibition of art, which operates outside of, or discusses accepted communal norms and customs. Unorthodox relationships, death and superstition, sociological confusion, and stereotypes are exposed through the media of painting, sculpture, collage and print. If society is collaborative then these artists are practicing in isolation. Their intent: to bring themes of unrest, obsession and morbidity to the fore.
Edd Pearmanâs curatorial projects include two group shows: âSea Changeâ (2005) at the Mark Jason Gallery, London, which was featured by the BBC and âManderleyâ (2009) at the John Jones Project Space, which received a âPick of the Weekâ in the Guardian.
The Transition Gallery is an independent and innovative gallery and publisher founded by artist Cathy Lomax in October 2002. The gallery shows work by both emerging and established contemporary artists as well as producing publications and periodicals.