Greenleaf, (igreenleaf.com) debut music release, track titles: New Build, Layer of Dust, Semi-Detached, Sun Lounge. Released 16.06.14 – the first of several releases throughout the year. Available from Amazon, Beatport, Juno plus many other outlets. More info available at igreenleaf.com
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White label promo CD’s are in. Just a few weeks ahead of the release on June 16th 2014, four tracks ‘Modern House Vol. 1’ featuring ‘New Build’, ‘Layer of Dust’, ‘Semi-Detached’, ‘Sun Lounge’ coming out on Promethean Recordings.
First release of several over coming months. These works are inspired by and present a development on from my photographic works. IN this case my series ‘R.275 Modern House’ find out more about this project here.
Exhibition of postcards by sixty artists based in Britain featuring my new Westfield postcards, more info here. Curated and catalogued by Jeremy Cooper.
23 January – 1 March 2014
Preview Thursday 23 January 2014, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Exhibition open Thursday – Saturday, 11 – 6pm
X Marks the Bökship Unit 3, 210 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9NQ
From a postcard of 1996 designed by Simon Cutts and printed by David Bellingham
Featuring work from Optimism Revisted, the exhibition looks at ideas of escapism and centres on the theme of the resort as an idealised place to get away to. Resort will question the notion of holidays as both a suspended reality and an escapism from the everyday chores of life.
Nick Carrick, Paul Greenleaf, Sharon Kivland
22 June- 14 July 2013
Preview: Friday 21 June
Transition Gallery Unit 25a Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN
Article which summarises my decisions on the edition formats, marketing plans, costs and projected earnings. Online here at the Artquest site.
I was asked to submit a piece of work to Opus Art Gallery for their coming exhibition Answers on the Front of a Postcard. Rather than simply submit an existing piece from my series Optimism Revisited I chose to create a new piece in a small edition of just 3 copies.
This work, ‘Optimism Revisited D.L6.5138’ measures 148 x105mm and is derived from a postcard featuring the steel sphere of the Dounreay nuclear reactor which is currently undergoing decommissioning.
With many of Britain’s nuclear power stations coming to the end of their life, the topic is once again in the news Viable alternatives such as wind turbines seem to be losing credibility but the skills to implement a new nuclear program may to have been lost in this country.
The original postcard was issued to celebrate the Dounreay power plant, I hope to recapture some of that feeling and personally, I like to remain optimistic.
The work will be on show from 8th December 2012 – Opus Fine Art, Martin House, Sheep Street, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1AA