PUBLISHING ROOMS

Sep - Oct 2018
BONINGTON VITRINES #8: HOUSE OF WISDOM
Jan - Feb 2019
DICK JEWELL: NOW & THEN
Nov - Dec 2018
THE SERVING LIBRARY V DAVID OSBALDESTON
Sep - Oct 2018
THE ACCUMULATION OF THINGS
Jul - Jul 2018
Mastered
Jun - Jun 2018
Art and Design Summer Show
Apr - Apr 2018
Video Days Preview
Apr - May 2018
Video Days
Apr - Apr 2018
Video Days: Week One Screenings
Apr - Apr 2018
Video Days: Week Two Screenings
Apr - May 2018
Video Days: Week Three Screenings
May - May 2018
Video Days: Week Four Screenings
May - May 2018
Video Days: Week Five Screenings
Apr - May 2018
Bonington Vitrines #7: The Bonington building, est. 1969
Feb - Mar 2018
Bonington Vitrines #6: One Eye on the Road – festival and traveller culture since the 1980s
Feb - Mar 2018
LACE UNARCHIVED
Jan - Feb 2018
Bonington Vitrines #5: Communicating the Contemporary – The ICA Bulletin 1950s to 1990s
Nov - Dec 2017
Bonington Vitrines #4: Sara MacKillop publications, 2008–2017
Sep - Oct 2017
Bonington Vitrines #3: London’s Calling
Jan - Feb 2018
Ruth Angel Edwards: Wheel of the Year
! EFFLUENT PROFUNDAL ZONE !
Nov - Dec 2017
Sara MacKillop: One Room Living
Sep - Oct 2017
It’s Our Playground: Artificial Sensibility
Jul - Jul 2017
Mastered
Apr - May 2017
YOU’RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOAT
Jun - Jun 2017
ART AND DESIGN DEGREE SHOW 2017
Jul - Jul 2016
Mastered: Art and Design Masters Exhibition 2015/16
Sep - Oct 2016
MOULD MAP 6 — TERRAFORMERS
Oct - Dec 2016
KRÍSIS
Jan - Feb 2017
ALL MEN BY NATURE DESIRE TO KNOW
Jan - Feb 2017
Bonington Vitrines #2: Marbled Reams
Oct - Dec 2016
Bonington Vitrines #1: Selections from the Raw Print Archive
Feb - Mar 2017
SHAPELESS IMPACT NOT TIME SLOW IS (FLITS BY)
Feb - Mar 2016
Imprints of Culture: Block Printed Textiles of India
Apr - May 2016
PUBLISHING ROOMS
Nov - Dec 2015
In Place of Architecture
Jan - Feb 2016
Performing Drawology
Jun - Jun 2016
Art and Design Degree Show
Nov - Dec 2015
Photography Dialogues
Sep - Oct 2015
Inscription: The Almshouse Tempera Project
Sep - Oct 2015
Alan Kitching and Monotype
Jul - Jul 2015
Open Studio
Jun - Jul 2015
ICONS OF RHETORIC | 북한의 수사학 아이콘
May - Jun 2015
Art and Design Degree Show 2015
Apr - May 2015
SIMON CALLERY: SOFT PAINTING
Mar - Mar 2015
Made In Wood
Feb - Mar 2015
Returns
Jan - Jan 2015
MAKE/BELIEVE
Feb - Feb 2015
Lighting the Future: No Boundaries
Jan - Feb 2015
Crafting Anatomies
Nov - Nov 2014
Knitting Nottingham

15 Apr - 20 May 2016

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PUBLISHING ROOMS

 

Bonington Gallery was delighted to present Publishing Rooms, a commissioned exhibition concept by Andrew and Iain Foxall of Foxall Studio, London.

Over the past decade, mass-publishing has moved from the print houses into the hands of anyone owning a smartphone. Publishing is no longer a privilege, but an involuntary expression of our multiple identities and allegiances.

Exploring themes of self-expression and posterity, Bonington Gallery became a facility for self-publishing.

Set within a constructed environment that combines the appearance of an abstracted newsroom with the functionality of a photo booth, visitors were invited to interact with technological and analogue devices designed and implemented by Foxall. These tools for self-publishing will provide opportunity to further explore our obsessions with mediated forms of self-expression.

Referencing and subverting everything from zine culture to the selfie phenomenon,  Publishing Rooms provided opportunities to go beyond the prescribed presets found in our social media outlets, generating new variables for the production of self-imagery and the subjective understanding of ourselves.


 

Brothers Andrew and Iain started Foxall Studio in 2006 to combine their experience and vision in art, fashion and innovation. As a multi-disciplinary studio, Foxall direct brand-led experiences ranging from brand creation, art direction and magazine design, through to exhibition design.

The brothers work with designers, developers, photographers and artists to create collaborations that challenge the paradigms of brand / experience building. Recent projects include a commissioned brand campaign by British jewellery designer, Jo Hayes Ward; contributions to an installation for Selfridges, London; and a music film released exclusively on Nowness.

Andrew and Iain also regularly lecture and run workshops at The British Council, London College of Communication, The Royal College of Art and Liverpool John Moores.

Exhibition photography: Jules Lister.


Follow the progress online:

All the images created within Publishing Rooms were published directly to publishingrooms.com. Here, you can view and save your scanner camera portraits, and view the most recent images made using the Body Scan and Wall Scanner installations. From there, you can also share these elsewhere on the web, with the ability to share them directly to social media platforms. Tag your posts #PublishingRooms on Instagram and Twitter and share your exhibition experience with us.

Our Gallery invigilators and Foxall Studios’ intern Marion will also be kept us up-to-date with the exhibition via the blog. In case you missed it, you can read Andrew and Iain’s introduction to the project and get an early look at the scanner camera development here.

Nottingham Art Weekender

This exhibition was open as part of the Nottingham Art Weekender on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May 2016, where many of the venues listed on the Nottingham Art Map invited the public to take part in their events and exhibitions in a celebration of the visual arts scene in Nottingham.

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