The Apârtment #11

Thursday 1st Nov 2018- 6pm to 9pm

And by arrangement Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th Nov 2018

About The Apârtment

The Apârtment is about finding new ways to exhibit a spectrum of visual and performative work and explores a dialogue between the space, the artworks and the visiting audience. The concept draws on the unusual homely layout of the studios, making it an open welcoming space for resident and invited artists to co-create and foster new networks. 

If you haven't been before, see the galleries of prior events below.

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Join us for our 5th birthday

The Apârtment, is now five years old and we are looking forward to our birthday event on 1st November 2018.

At home in Bow

Bow has a rich and varied history. Our birthday theme is 'At home in Bow', to be interpreted by each artist in their own way.

NINE+FOUR artists

 We have nine guest artists plus the four residents.

Guest artists #11

Amanda Danicic art work

Amanda Danicic

Amanda's art varies from detailed, intricate drawings or etchings to vibrant and intense abstract colour studies. Her work includes etchings, lithographs, screenprints, drawings and paintings.

Mary Crenshaw

Mary continues the topic of migration in her work, drawing on  the concept of home and dwelling.' Inspired by 'Desirable Residence', a Chinese-derived decoration used by The Bow China Works, circa 1758.

Paul Tecklenberg

Much of my practice is about perception and revealing what is usually hidden. This has taken the form of revealing subconscious memories or experimenting with photographic paper and objects.

Helen Reardon art work

Helen Reardon

Helen's paintings, prints & jewellery designs bring together elements of natural form, architecture & ornamentation. Abstract & figurative become meshed. reflecting the often unsettling pursuit of balance between expectation, aspiration & opportunity.

Linda Cooney

Linda has toyed with paint, pencil, paper, print, pastel for as long as she can remember. Whatever in life she does, her head is constantly involved with images and ideas for painting. She studied and exhibited in London,  New York and Los Angeles. 

Romulo Gonçalves

Brings attention to the issue of the precarious relationship between Man and Nature—and the interaction of Nature, Society and Technology— with inspiration from his immediate everyday experience of mass media and the contact with the textural elements.

John Workman

Much of John's inspiration comes from 18th century landscapes using found materials such as wallpaper and postcards set behind glass panels and inside light boxes.
John's website

Melissa Alley

When Melissa is in a trance state, she responds intuitively, guided in her process to reveal rich and intuitive insights about the person.
Melissa's website

JJ Wyatt Photography

J.J Wyatt

JJ has been documenting East London for over 15 years. Using photography, he explorse the interplay between between emotion, place, subject matter, chance, aesthetics and the passage of time.

The Apartment core team

Teresa Witz

The East London Federation of Suffragettes (ELFS) was formed in Bow by Sylvia Pankhurst in 1918. Teresa will portray them through her graphite drawings inspired by police surveillance photographs, prison records and newspapers.

Paolo Fiorentini

Paolo Fiorentini’s re-stitches lost architecture of Bow over present-day photographs, overlaying past with present.

Lynn Carter

From childhood reminiscences to actual observations, Lynn Carter's small scale oil paintings depict how the East London urban landscape is changing.

Graeme Balfour

Graeme explores the human condition using watercolours and light and  glass in photographic, video and mixed-media installations.

Finding the Apârtment

Studio A1 block, 183 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2SJ

How to reach us:

  • Tube: Bow Road Station (District - Hammersmith)
  • Dlr: Bow Church Station, Bus: 25, 205, 8
The wooden door next to the alley to the Nunnery gallery.
Map showing the entrance near opposite Bow Church.

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