We asked Andrew Hewish to outline the thinking behind this space for drawing, and to tell us about some of the exhibitions and events that have taken place there over the past 10 years.
Will Peck, a recent graduate, and Gordon Shrigley, artist, (Gordon has various strings to his bow and asked me to describe him solely as ‘an artist’) talk about their collaborative residency at C4RD.
Under a new scheme at C4RD, artist and recent graduate Will Peck and artist Gordon Shrigley, currently standing in the general election for the Campaign Party in Hackney South and Shoreditch, worked together in a collaborative residency. We asked Peck and Shrigley to talk to us about how they negotiated this shared creative space
Artist and C4RD director Andrew Hewish discusses how he makes objects and paintings using a broad variety of materials.
We visited Hewish’s studio and talked to him about the different processes he employs, and the thinking behind his creative practice.
Interviews and films by MK Palomar
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Bob and Roberta Smith: ‘Put all those rotten politicians under pressure – that’s what we should do’
By bringing politics into art, the artist Patrick Brill, better known as Bob and Roberta Smith, hopes to bring art into politics and to see art education and democracy firmly on the agenda both in London’s forthcoming mayoral elections and at Westminster
Gordon Shrigley: interview
Practising artist Gordon Shrigley shows us round the exhibition that is also his campaign room ‘Project for an unidentified political object’ at the IMT gallery. Constructing a nexus of ideas from politics, space travel, and Utopian and Cosmism philosophy, Shrigley begins by telling us ‘Campaign is about the space of the imagination’, he goes on to explain the thinking around this current work and his position as an artist candidate for the upcoming election
Gordon Shrigley: ‘I wanted to use the possibilities of fine art to create an ambiguous utopian space’
Artist Gordon Shrigley has entered the fray for the 2015 general election, standing against sitting Labour MP Meg Hillier as a candidate for the Campaign party in Hackney South and Shoreditch
Gordon Shrigley: ‘What I’m doing now is a form of performance art that combines the space of the gallery with the standard tropes of politics’
An artist who has been concerned with concepts related to the line for more than 20 years, Gordon Shrigley explains why he is now working with performance
Andrew Hewish: ‘I’m interested in a process of drift, where things are allowed to happen’
Artist and C4RD director Andrew Hewish discusses how he makes objects and paintings using a broad variety of materials