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MY NEW PIECE – The APART 2014 London Winter Exhibition

APART is an international pop up gallery specialising in Contemporary Pop Art from around the world.

Each year it returns to London to curate a large scale group exhibition in an interesting space..previous years have seen it appear in banks, supermarkets, bookstores and a warehouse.

2014 sees it in Kensington for the first time, in a split level 4000 sq ft derelict retail space, a short walk from High St Kensington.

Participating artists in the show are:

Pakpoom Silaphan (THA)
Miss Bugs (UK)
Russell Young (USA)
James Holdsworth (UK)
Sean Alexander (UK)
Finn Stone (UK)
Bran Symondsen (UK)
Michael Viviani (FRA)
Ryan Hadley (UK)
Andy Bridge (FRA)
Sally Fuerst (USA)
David Buckingham (USA)
Steve (UK)
John Parkin (UK)
Gustavo Gagliardo (ARG)
Sunil Pawar (UK)
Akiyoshi Takada (JAP)
Freddie Ottaway (UK)
Tim Blake (UK)

The APART 2014 London Winter Exhibition
Official Launch Date Wednesday October 29th

Current soft launch / Open Daily 176 High St Kensington, W8 7RG

THE ARTWORK SHOWN OF MINE AT THE EXHIBITION ARE:

 

MY NEW PIECE – The Branded AK Is Mightier Than The Sword

AK Mightier 3

Other piece showing

 

Title : Dark side of the dollar

Triage Dark Side Of Dollar

A trip-tic & single prints.
Storm trooper helmet, made for the exhibition Art Wars, shown at the Saatchi Gallery 2013.

 

Available for the first time at the Apart Gallery Exhibition.

 

Edition 1 of 27 Giclee life size print, with hand burnt edges,
Dollar bill used on the original Sculpture, included with the print.
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NEW PIECE – The Branded AK Is Mightier Than The Sword

Title : The Branded AK is mightier than the Sword

Info on the piece : AK47 (decommissioned from active service),

Covered in logo types & iconography from Terrorist & Insurgent groups & Organisations in which the AK47 is featured within their logo.

Bullets inside the magazine: hollow rounds cast from an AK47 bullet.
Filled with the commodities of conflict That create insurgents & terrorists.

1. Religious symbols (different believes which cause conflict between man)
2. Dollar (Money, greed)
3. Mirror (concentrations on your own reflection & not an other mans situation )
4. Blood (reprisal)
5. In God we Trust (the believe that you are just in your actions)
6. Barbed Wire (boarders , freedom)
7. Earth (Land, your homes)
8. Your Name (the bullet with your name on it)
9. White Feather (represent fighting for the want of peace)

Mounted on a Holy book with blank pages, (to emphasise that man writes he’s own believes to backup his actions)

The book the AK47 sits on, has actually been shot with a real AK47 . the empty cases from which are placed on the side of the book.

 

THIS PIECE WILL BE SHOWN AT:

The APART 2014 London Winter Exhibition
Official Launch Date Wednesday October 29th

Current soft launch / Open Daily 176 High St Kensington, W8 7RG

 

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24 Hours With Zahoor & Kamiliya

Meet the Loverly Zahoors

Mohammad the Billionaire and Kamaliya, Ukraines Lady Gaga in the making, are TV personalities on Fox’s meet the Russians. Can cold cash pay for pop superstardom?

I had the pleasure photographing them and writer Danny Wallace for the feature in GQ. Most surreal moment was flying back to Kiev with all of us drunk in the back of their private jet after dinner in Odessa,they were amazing hosts.

 

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