Coming soon! 16:9 billboard by Maslen & Mehra | 14 August - 4 September 2021
We’re excited to say that our next 16:9 billboard will be by Maslen & Mehra!
Maslen & Mehra’s billboard 'Impermanent Collection (La Négresse, Pourquoi! Naître esclave? Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux 1873, Why Born Enslaved?)' will be showing from 14 August - 4 September, with an artists' reception on Saturday 4th September 2021 12 - 6pm
Tim Maslen studied Fine Art at Curtin University, Perth and completed an MA at Goldsmiths University, London. Jennifer Mehra studied Fine Art at City Art Institute, Sydney and the National Arts School, Australia. Maslen & Mehra have worked collaboratively since 2000. Highlights: Arts Council of England grant for their ongoing work Cash, Clash & Climate (2015 -). Work from this series was presented as a solo exhibition at the Hastings Museum, UK in 2017 and was included in an exhibition selected by Jenni Lomax, Melanie Manchot and Brian Cass at the Towner Contemporary (July 2016). They exhibited work from this series in the exhibition The Fall Of The Rebel Angels in Venice in 2015. Solo exhibitions have been staged in New York, London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, Dubai, Istanbul, Toronto, Perth, Sydney and Berlin. In 2011 there was a solo presentation of their work staged at General Hardware Contemporary for the Scotiabank CONTACT International Festival, Toronto. Their work is included in the Altered Landscape Collection, Nevada Museum of Art and the stunning accompanying book titled published by Rizzoli. A monograph, Mirrored –Maslen & Mehra was published by Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg in 2008 with texts by Hamburger Bahnhof Museum Curator, Eugen Blume and art historian, Edward Lucie-Smith. Earlier projects include an installation at the Frissiras Museum, Athens during the Olympics (2004), a sculpture installation exhibited at Artspace, Sydney (2002), and a solo project at Dilston Grove, London achieved with awards from the Henry Moore Foundation and London Arts (2001).
Over twenty years of collaborative art www.maslenandmehra.com
Image: Maslen & Mehra, Impermanent Collection (Roman Emperor Claudius probably Julius Caesar), Temporary intervention with mirrored sculpture and drawing, documented with Mamiya 6 x 7 film camera.