Royal College of Art graduate Tereza Buskova created three archival inkjet prints with gold screenprint overlays in the Jealous Print Studio in September. The prints were based on her performance piece ‘Clipping The Church in Erdington, Birmingham. Here Tereza describes the project and process of making the print.
‘Over two years ago I learnt about the British tradition of ‘Clipping the Church’. As a Czech immigrant it struck me as a great way to literally bring people together to celebrate important things like baking and our mums. In North Birmingham we made this happen with over 200 people, 13 days pre-Brexit. Ironically BBC Panorama filmed one Erdington resident sat in the Church that we clipped, saying that he voted leave because migrants like me only come here for the money and don’t care about British traditions. When Chris Orr (the former RCA Professor) selected me to produce smaller prints for this year’s Discerning Eye exhibition at the Mall Galleries, it seemed like a great opportunity to work again with Jealous Print Studio to commemorate clipping. One Polish art commentator Dominika Mackiewicz noticed that the combination of Bohemian wedding celebrations with UK rituals in 2016 Birmingham created somewhere that wasn’t just Erdington, so we produced these prints as if they were limited edition postcards to the mythical town of Erdingtonia, where leave voters and EU migrants live hand in hand.’
For more of Tereza’s work head over to her website.
Olivia Kemp Solo Exhibtion
Jealous Prize winner Olivia Kemp is holding her first solo show at the Browse & Darby gallery titled ‘Where the Land Lies’. The Wimbledon College of Arts graduate caught our attention back in 2014 when her skill and craftsmanship in pen and ink drawing awarded her the Jealous Prize. Kemp’s edition printed by Jealous is now held in the Victoria & Albert Museum Permanent Print Collection and is still available to purchase online and in the Galleries.More
Jealous East Closed 19th-21st October
We're making way for Beautiful Crime Gallery and Day-Z's 'Ninety Nine Problems' pop-up exhibition, as they take over Jealous East to present Day-Z's new body of work.
Jealous North will be open as usual, now 7 days a week, we can also be contacted on 0208 3477 688 or firstname.lastname@example.org, so never fear!
JOAN CORNELLÀ: A LONDON SOLO EXHIBITION
Barcelona based cartoonist and illustrator Joan Cornellà will be having 16-day exhibition, hosted at the charming Hoxton Arches, which will include new canvas, paintings, and limited edition illustrations, as well as books, shirts, and prints available for purchase. Joan will be signing copies of his new book, SOT, on various occasions across the exhibition.More
Sarah Craske Solo Show at Chetham’s Library
Jealous Print Studio has been working closely with bio-artist Sarah Craske to produce her experimental works for solo show 'Biological Hermeneutics'. The works feature a series of pages from a 300-year-old volume of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, displaying the bacteria grown within its pages from built up through its user's history.More