All Men By Nature Desire To Know: PREVIEW: In Photos 16 January 2017



Accidental (but amazing) colour-matching between Stefania Batoeva’s new work, NEVERSLEEPNEVERDIE II and a visitor’s outfit.



Stefania Batoeva produced two new paintings for the show: NEVERSLEEPNEVERDIEII, 2016 and NEVERSLEEPNEVERDIEIII, 2016


A visitor examining the text of Alan Michael’s new work, Today is, 2017.



Stefania Batoeva (right), talks to visitors in front of her work in the show.


Exhibition curator Joshua Lockwood (left) with exhibition visitors and artist Flora Klein (right).


Our friend Leon Sadler (co-curator of Mould Map 6: Terraformers) also paid a visit to the preview.




Audrey Reynolds with her work: (clockwise from top) 1458, 2013-2016; A Sitting, 2016; Curbelow, 2016


Joshua Lockwood and exhibiting artist Alan Michael, in front of Flora Klein’s Untitled (blue), 2017.
All Men By Nature Desire To Know is now open! Drop by Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm to see the work for yourself! (Full documentation of the show coming soon)

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