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Jill Townsley wins the Juried Press Award at the 7th International Arte Laguna Prize at the Venice Arsenale
Solo Exhibition: 'Sisyphus' opens at Huddersfield Art gallery on Saturday 26th January. The show continues until
TOIL - Critics choice for one of the top ten exhibitions in Washington DC during 2012 -
My new solo exhibition TOIL opens on the 8th September at Project 4 Gallery in Washington DC, it continues until October 13th
Gallery Link: http://www.project4gallery.com/
September 9th 2012
Jill will give a public talk about her new exhibition TOIL at Project 4 Gallery from 2pm - free
Some fantastic reviews for TOIL exhibition especially one here from the art critic at the Washington Post - 'Art that only looks robotic' By Michael O'Sullivan Friday, September 21, 2012
Here is the review for TOIL in the Washington City Paper:
'Spoons' will be exhibited at ATHICA - Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, in Athens Georgia USA between April the 22nd and June 24th 2012.
I have a commissioned essay in the book 100 things not worth repeating: on repetition Edited by Marianne Holm Hansen, Designed by Marit Muenzberg Published by LemonMelon, 2011. LInks: http://www.lemonmelon.org/index.php?/publications/100-things-not-worth-repeating-on-repetition/
£ 10 | Softback | 242 pp | 16.5 x 21.5 cm
ISBN 978-1-908260-01-7 | Edition of 350
Jill will be giving a public 'artists talk' on September 3rd 2pm at the Towner Gallery where her work Till Rolls has been commissioned for the exhibition Compulsive, Obsessive, Repetitive. This event is free. Link to event
Till Rolls (as above) is my newly commissioned work for the Towner Gallery Eastbourne. It consists of 10,000 till rolls each with the middles extruded to a hight of upto 3 meters. The work is 5.7 meters square, and has been made for the exhibition COMPULSIVE, OBSESSIVE, REPETiTIVE. The exhibition will run until the 18th September 2011 and entrance is free. This is a group show of large scale sculpture by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Brendan Jamison, Susie MacMurray, Claire Morgan, Jill Townsley and Henry Seaton (Rex Henry & Graham Seaton).
The exhibition ‘Textures of Time’ opens on the 7th April at the Frederick Parker Gallery, Commercial Road London. Taking the notion of temporality as its point of departure, this exhibition will feature works by Jeremy Evans, Jill Townsley, Ian Giles, Emily Speed, Ben Woodeson, Joby Williamson, Jörg Köppl and Yonatan Vinitsky, as well as live events and films.
I have just completed a commission for the offices of Clifford Chance in Washington DC. The sculpture is inserted into the body of the main desk in the new offices, that have been extensively redesigned and refurbished by the architects firm Gensler.
Jill will be delivering a paper entitled The Process of Repetition: Transgressing the Boundries of Fine Art, Craft and Design at the 2nd International Forum of Design as a Process from the 28th to the 30th of October at the University of Averio, Portugal.
Jill will be reading a paper entitled The Process of Repetition - Digital Representations of Repetative Labour Through Time at the SoftBorders New Media Art Conference and Festival in Sao Paulo Brazil between the 18th and the 21st October
The Plaza Principle website is now online at:
A review of my exhibition Moments of Repetition writen by Robert Luzar is published in the Summer Edition of the Journal: ARTFRACTURES QUARTERLY
Spoons has just been Published in the Over and Over chapter in Sowanyway Magazine. ISSN 2043-6408 Edited by Derek Horton and Lisa Stansbie.
Moments of Repetition - solo exhibition
Saturday 20th March - Saturday 3rd April 2010
The Nunnery Gallery, London
Private View Friday 19th March 6 - 9pm
Satie 840 hass been included in the exhibition Making and Unmaking, Repair and Repetition: Curated by Helen Carnac you can see it at Axis Arts on: http://www.axisweb.org/atSelection.aspx?AID=2418