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Adeeb Ashfaq, Simone Barnes, Kelly Bishop, Alice Chandler, George Garthwaite, Sarah Hardy, Sam Keelan, Annie Leader, Florence Mytum, Liv Preston,
Harriet Selka, Ellie Wadman
03/12/15 – 18/12/15




Demonstration no.3
Ellie Wadman, 2015
PVC 500gsm banner
300 × 100cm
























Verges Seep
Kelly Bishop, 2015
gravel, found objects, model making supplies, wire
dimensions variable




Slightly Guilty Pleasures
Alice Chandler, 2015
powder c
oated steel, expanded steel mesh, towelling, faux leather, velvet
260 × 132 × 90cm



Ester
Florence Mytum, 2015
oil on panel
25 × 30 cm





those fishing boats, with their sails afloat; if i could see that familiar sunrise; through sleepy eyes, how happy i’d be [back on blue bayou] / turbulence iii

Adeeb Ashfaq, 2015
mirrored styrene
100 × 50 × 0.1 cm


[blue bayou] where the folks are fine; and the world is mine / turbulence ii

Adeeb Ashfaq, 2015
mirrored styrene
100 × 50 × 0.1 cm



i’m going back some day; come what may to blue bayou / turbulence i

Adeeb Ashfaq, 2015
mirrored styrene
100 × 50 × 0.1 cm




The king dies
Sam Keelan, 2015
video installation
dimensions variable



The Walls Have Ears
Annie Leader, 2015
CCTV signs
dimensions variable


Tension
Florence Mytum, 2015
oil on panel
60 × 50 cm


Sidneys (Hand)
Ellie Wadman, 2015
Sidney POS display stands
200 × 60 × 35cm [×4]




From 18:00 for two hours of the performers’ time, followed by an hour of the performers’ time beginning on the consecutive hour for the next sixteen days
Simone Barnes, 2015
performance with clock, ladder, overalls, chain and padlock



Propylene
Florence Mytum, 2015
oil on panel
20 × 15 cm




Emma
Harriet Selka, 2015
oil, gesso, plaka, board, pine
50cm × 50cm × 5cm

James
Harriet Selka, 2015
oil, gesso, plaka, board, pine
70cm × 70cm × 5cm


Jesse
Harriet Selka, 2015
oil, gesso, plaka, board, pine
28cm × 28cm × 5cm


Rachel
Harriet Selka, 2015
oil, gesso, plaka, board, pine
50cm × 50cm × 5cm




The Competition
George Garthwaite, 2015
oil on canvas
100 × 100cm


The Joke
George Garthwaite, 2015
oil on canvas
100 × 100cm


Ending #2
Liv Preston, 2015
.png file, Xbox 360, OLED monitor
dimensions variable


Ethylene
Florence Mytum, 2015
oil on panel
20 × 25 cm


Thene
Florence Mytum, 2015
oil on panel
25 × 20 cm














Succession
Sarah Hardy, 2015
urethane plastic
various dimensions


ex is an annual exhibition profiling a selection of artists at the beginning of their careers. It has been selected from the degree shows of Fine Art graduates throughout the country.

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Adeeb Ashfaq (b. 1990 Bradford, UK) recently graduated from BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins. Recent exhibitions include ‘Nowness Now’, Fischerstiege Gym, Vienna; ‘work no. 14 [with  **L*I*V*E**M*U*S*I*C**]’, Vogue Fabrics night club, London; ‘investigation’, house, London. Ashfaq also co-founded SOUP (Socialising Outside University Practices) an alternative / parasitical art school, co-curated ‘BECAUSE THE INTERNET’ with Hanqing Miao, and is director of VAG (Virtually A Gallery), a virtual gallery space based in Peckham, London which focuses on alternative and 'otherised' art practices.

Simone Barnes (b. 1992 Bradford, UK) recently graduated from BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘From’, Hotel Elephant, London; ‘Daze’, Shapes Gallery, London; ‘C3’, Acme Studios, London. 

Kelly Bishop (b. 1993 Leeds, UK) recently graduated from BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Translations’, Chelsea College of Art Triangle Space, London; ‘Possession’, Safe Store Whitechapel, London; ‘Ennead’, 14 Warren Street, London.

Alice Chandler (b. 1993 Leeds, UK) recently graduated from BA Sculpture, University of Edinburgh. Recent exhibitions include ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’, Assembly House, Leeds; ‘The Skinny Showcase’, Hill Street Design House, Edinburgh; and ‘Entente’, Hotel Elephant, London. Chandler was graduate artist in residence at Assembly House, Leeds and also recently won 2nd prize in Art Retail Network’s “Exhibit Me” competition. She is a selected artist for RSA New Contemporaries 2016.

George Garthwaite (b. 1992, Wakefield, UK) recently graduated from BA Fine Art Painting & Printmaking, Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Special Blend’, ArtLacuna, London; ‘Rainy Window (Songs of Resilience)/Bon Voyage’, West Princes, The Plinth, Glasgow; ‘Glasgow > Leeds; Leeds > Glasgow’, blip blip blip, Leeds.

Sarah Hardy (b. 1992 Leeds, UK) recently graduated from BA Sculpture & Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘GRABANAN’, The Old Hairdresser's, Glasgow. 

Samuel Keelan (b. 1992 Huddersfield, UK) recently graduated from BA Sculpture, Wimbledon College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Wyrral IX’, 51 Hilary Road, Wirral and ‘Keeping up with the Joneses' film screenings’, Assembly House, Leeds.

Annie Leader (b. 1993 Manchester, UK) recently graduated from BA Fine Art, Manchester School of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘That's All Very Well But…', Wakefield Art Walk; ‘Soft Matter’, The Wonder Inn, Manchester; and also displays multiple external works around the city of Manchester.

Florence Mytum (b. 1993 York, UK) recently graduated from BA Painting, Wimbledon College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Graduate Summer Show’, Wills Art Warehouse, London and ‘Lacey Contemporary Arts Prize’ at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London. Upcoming projects include ‘NTWRK’ at The Exhibit London, a three month art take-over organised by Flac Group.

Liv Preston (b. 1993 Bradford, UK) recently graduated from BA Sculpture, Wimbledon College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘A British Art Show’, MEYOHAS, New York and ‘BLOOD RELATIVE’, S.t.C.F.t.H.o.t.S, Leeds. Preston runs online archive www.alatento.com and recently completed a residency at Tout Quarry, Portland.

Harriet Selka (b. 1992 Huddersfield, UK) recently graduated from Painting, Edinburgh College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Old Credit Union’, Skibbereen Arts Festival, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland; ‘U @ BHG’, Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co. Cork, Ireland; ‘Print Show’, Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh.

Ellie Wadman (b. 1992 Winchester, UK) Recently graduated from Sculpture, Wimbledon College of Art. Recent exhibitions include ‘Keeping up with the Joneses' film screenings’, Assembly House, Leeds and ‘Wyrral IX’, 51 Hilary Road, Wirral.