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art book zine

Small zine

This new zine/artist book draws together a juxtaposition of figures and abstract shapes under the narrative title ‘The Burden of the Small’. The figure in silhouette explores human scale within certain ‘frames’, while abstract small objects supporting large overbearing blocks allude to the oppressive nature of ‘regime’ states (whether capitalist, communist or fascist). The collages are in some ways suggestive of inequalities in class strata and the precarious balance of society as a whole.

A4 single sheet folded to A6 size booklet with additional insert – printed original paper/digital collage.

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art book zine

Something Fishy

Some experimentation today with a few ideas for the East Cliff Creatives zines project. Fishi-Fishy is a little narrative across 6 sheets; a series of collages working with images of scabbard fish, originally photographed at the Funchal Market Hall, Madeira. The single A4 sheet with double-sided printing can be folded into an A6 sized mini-book format, with an open-out central poster image. #eastcliffcreatives #zines

Fishi Fishy: 6 page A6 format artist zine/book

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art exhibition

Dover Art Network

The DOVER ART NETWORK is a virtual walk through eight ideas from seven artists based in Dover.

About the project: “The Dover Art Network is an online exhibition of ideas from artists in Dover commissioned in response to the COVID-19 lockdown.”
“The Dover Art Network resource exists for visitors to explore the work of artists visualised in locations around Dover. It provides artists with an opportunity to explore and develop ideas for sculpture beyond physical limits, to push the boundaries of contextualising art in the public space, and to exhibit collectively across boundaries.”


We encourage everyone to explore the work and ideas of local artists as they respond to our town:

https://www.josephblackart.com/doverartnetwork

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art exhibition

DSC artists show at Brew

Three Dover Studio Collective artists are showing work at coffee shop Brew in Folkestone over a period of two weeks starting from this week. Clare Smith, Deborah Colam and Mike Tedder display selected prints, collage and cyanotypes in this beautiful gallery space. Pop in for a coffee and take a look.

Brew: 83 Cheriton Rd, Folkestone CT20 1DG https://www.facebook.com/brewfolkestone/

Mike Tedder: Incisor – red in tooth and claw, A5 collage
Mike Tedder: Interjection, A5 collage

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art image Sketchbook

Geometric Forms

Three experiments from yesterday’s zoom drawing club meet up: initially cutting-out freehand objects and the re-positioning of geometric forms. Fluid layouts encouraged subsequent reassessments, with explorations of shape and negative space floating upon a mid-grey paper (Clairefontaine Gris). Finally with a spray of adhesive the position of elements within the paper collages was fixed.

Sol y Sombra – cut paper, A4 size
Intervention – cut paper, A4 size
Dansen op de vulkaan – cut paper, A4 size
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art exhibition open studios printmaking

Dover Open Studio

Dover Studio Collective artists welcome virtual visitors to their Open Studios this May. Due to necessary pandemic safety restrictions, we are presenting our event in an online format this year. Dover Printfest 2020 is a partnership project involving Future FoundryDover Studio Collective and Dover Arts Development and is part of the French printmaking festival Fete De L’Estampe.
Please also follow our Instagram page @doverstudio to discover a diverse range of work, from linocuts to mono prints, solar plate etchings to lumen prints.

Visit us here: www.doverstudio.co.uk/openstudio