BLUE ART PRESS RELEASE: Cultivate Debased, maximalism this Thursday….

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Five years of Cultivate, this Thursday we get debased at BSMT Space – This Thursday evening Cultivate heads back to one of the best of the current crop of London art spaces, Dalston’s BSMT Space is on a roll at the moment, and we’re pleased to be back again in the rather buzzing basement space

Debased opens this coming Thursday evening, Thursday 22nd September…

In March it was Debaser and slicing up eye balls, on September 22nd it will be Debased. Another gathering of pro-active artists and a maximalist exercise in cross-pollination. A room alive with contemporary painters, so-called street artists, exciting performers, delicious print makers and more….  a short sharp shock of a show that will run through the weekend before closing on Sunday night. No messing about, just artists, walls, people, artistic attitudes and and a show put together by Cultivate’s  SEAN WORRALL and EMMA HARVEY

The artists invited to take part and join us this time are:  ADAM ESPIRA / AMY KINGSMILL / APPLE TART / BRUCE LOVELOCK / CHRISTOPHER CACHELIN (aka Kidd Feather) / DEBORAH GRIFFIN / DIANE GOLDIEELIZABETH SANDFORD RICHARDSON / IAN BAILEY / MUTINY / LYNNE BLACKBURN / MARNIE SCARLETT / MEGAN PICKERING /
MIA-JANE HARRIS / QUIET BRITISH ACCENT / ROSSO and THIS ONE

Apple Tart

Apple Tart

“This is about taking art and artists out of those comfortable little boxes that the London art scene appears to need, mixing things up, messing with the rules – a wallpaper printer (currently hanging in the V&A), alongside a street artist currently painting East London walls, a London dress-maker currently raging against London Fashion week, a contemporary painter currently exploring the view found through a circle, a performance artist freshly returned from her LA performance next to a pro-active artist still questioning the destruction of the mining communities”…

BRUCE LOVELOCK

BRUCE LOVELOCK

Opening night of Debased is on Thu 22 Sep, 6-9pm at BSMT Space, 5d Kingsland Rd, Dalston (then open Fri, Sat, Sun -11am until 6pm  Amy Kingsmill will be performing at 8pm on the opening night, Marnie Scarlet and Apple Tart will also be performing on opening night.

There’s been something like 150 solo shows, group shows, events and more in the five years of cultivate now, but rather than celebrate the fifth birthday and all Cultivate shows in Vyner Street, in East London warehouses, in North London basements, on streets, under railway bridges, in car parks, rather than spend time celebrating the first five years we’d rather get on with the next things..

There’s lots more coverage via the Organ magazine pages as well as the Cultivate blogs.

LINKS
Cultivate Blog
CultivateVynerStreet.com
Play at London Fields, a video
Organ – art, music, underculture

SEAN WORRALL
EMMA HARVEY

 

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BLUE ART LIST Press release: Five years on from that infamous September First Thursday with the naked honey covered red men..

 

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Five years on from that infamous September First Thursday with the naked honey covered red men, the messy punk band in the back of a truck, the opening of Cultivate in a space that 24 hours before had been a storage room for a junk shop and full of old beds and all kinds of diabolical rubbish (we picked up the keys in the afternoon, cleared it out and three hours later we had a First Thursday exhibition open and a group show hung on the walls of a new gallery. We’d put the word out and invited artists the night before, people turned up with art and drills, rolled up their sleeves and it all came together), the story is taken up on the Organ magazine pages

There’s been something like 150 solo shows, group shows, events and more cultivated now, but rather than celebrate the fifth birthday and Cultivate shows in Vyner Street, in East London warehouses, in North London basements, on streets, under railway bridges, in car parks, rather than spend time celebrating the first five years we’d rather get on with the next things…

debased_sept2016This September Cultivate returns to Dalston and that beautiful basement known as BSMT Space. In March it was Debaser and slicing up eye balls, on September 22nd it will be Debased.

Debased will be nother gathering of pro-active artists and a maximalist exercise in cross-pollination. A room alive with contemporary painters, so-called street artists, performers, print makers and more gathered together by Cultivate’s Sean Worrall and Emma Harvey…. Watch this space…. Opening on Thursday evening and then a short sharp shock of a show with events  through the weekend and closing on Sunday, no messing about, just artists, walls, people, oil paint, spray paint, fabric, zines, performance and more….

Full artist line up and lots more about Debased and Cultivate at BSMTspace coming up very soon, watch this space….

aaa_cultevolved_dogs2016v2Oh and because art should engage and because all dogs matter, we shall be taking Cultivate to the Victoria Park dog show again this coming Sunday 11th September

Links
Sean Worrall
Emma Harvey

Organ – art, music, underculture
Cultivate Blog
CultivateVynerStreet.com
Play at London Fields, a video