Tuesday, 27 March 2012
New Publication out about my inspiration for Hugo Boss's "Poetic Tailoring" Spring/Summer Collection 2012 in the April issue of Marie Claire Czech! Nice to see the work and inspiration being featured together throughout Europe.
Posted by Melinda Gibson on Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
So the adventure started last Friday morning, early! It was a very family affair as my partner, I and my parents took to the skies and flew to Gibraltar to then drive into Spain and onto Cadiz. What an adventure it was, filled with much laughter and an abundance of great food and wine, not to mention the beautiful space that was the ECCO where the exhibition was held.
From start to finish, every minute of the trip was fantastic. The city of Cadiz itself is stunning and I would strongly recommend that if you are in the area, near Seville, then take the hour long drive to Cadiz, because the old city is truly lovely and the many restaurants, plaza's are great to enjoy a beer in the evening sun, (which we seemed to do a lot of!)
The exhibition opening was a great success with the Mayor of the city and other museum directors opening the show. The space is stunning, with arched ceilings and marbled floors, it was a true pleasure and honour to be exhibiting in such a great venue and in fact to be taken on a guided tour of the city at night by the major as well as an excellent meal - thank you very much to the city of Cadiz for making our stay so pleasurable.
New publication out now from the AOP, Image magazine reviewing the Photo 50 exhibition. "The Power of transformation" by Helena Rhodes, editor brings together a select group of artists from the exhibition by Sue Steward and talks about their work and inspirations. To read more about the article see here: http://home.the-aop.org/Latest_News
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
So "Alice in Wonderland" tours early than expected! The European Capital of Culture exhibition from Logomo tours from Turku, Finland to the new Contemporary Art Museum in Cadiz, the Espacio de Creación Contemporánea (ECCO). So with that in mind, I am off on Friday morning to sunny Spain for the opening - I am very excited, the space looks absolutely beautiful and I hear the city is stunning. I will post on my return the installation shots.
Posted by Melinda Gibson on Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Wednesday, 7 March 2012
So here is the new publication by Big City Press, "Hijacked III - Contemporary Photography from Australia and UK". Very nice publication indeed and great selection of photographic work from very interesting artists. It is available to pre order from here:
Posted by Melinda Gibson on Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Monday, 5 March 2012
Another Editorial, but this time "The Photograph as Contemporary Art" makes it to the front cover! This is the March 2012 issue of an Magazine, with "Photomontage XVI" on the front and a little piece about the work in the inside cover. You can see more here: http://www.a-n.co.uk/publications/images/2021830
Here are the installation shots from both PICA, the last two images and QUAD the top two. Very many thanks to both exhibition venues for providing installation shots, particularly PICA as I couldn't attend the opening in Perth, but the venue look incredible. QUAD looks fantastic and I am very pleased to be part of both. The publication produced in conjunction to this is really beautiful and I will post this soon.
More information on both venues can be found below:
Thursday, 1 March 2012
So the second Hijacked III exhibition opens this Friday 2nd March at QUAD Derby and as it's in the UK I will indeed be attending the Private View, so will update you with installation shots of both PICA, which I have just seen today and they look fantastic and QUAD after the opening.
QUAD information here: http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/hijacked
Posted by Melinda Gibson on Thursday, March 01, 2012
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