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Telling Tales at Collyer Bristow Gallery

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Eleanor Moreton and Ben Coode-Adams
‘now here was I, new-awakened, with my hand stretching out and touching the unknown, the real unknown, the unknown unknown.’ DH Lawrence.
Exhibition 14 October- 15 Feb 2017
Collyer Bristow Gallery, 4 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4TF
Artists: Sue Williams A'Court, Iain Andrews, Helen Bermingham, Su Blackwell, Gordon Cheung, Ami Clarke, Graham Crowley, Ben Coode-Adams, Peter Davis, Adam Dix, Annabel Dover, Tom Down, Richard Galpin John Greenwood, Monica Ursina Jager, Evy Jokhova, Stella Kajombo, Sandra Lane, Simon Leahy-Clark, EJ Major, Eleanor Moreton, Tim Shepard, Lex Thomas and Emma Talbot.

“A fascinating exhibition that lures you in gently, and then slowly seduces you, until you find you’ve entered another world, another reality, the unknown. A superb and cleverly curated show” Rob Dunt. Art Top10. Read the full review here.

“Fantastic Exhibition. Highly recommended.” Anna McNay, Art Writer.

“Truly fantastic #TellingTales exhibition opened last night @collyer_bristow_gallery @rosalindnldavis did a wonderful job curating the exhibition. We left feeling inspired. Magical is not an understatement.Do not miss!” Luminaire Arts Gallery

" A really fascinating and intelligent show...engrossing, insightful and intelligent. Spectacular!" Graham Crowley

“This group show is exceptional & full of intriguing paths to follow and rabbit holes to fall down.” Plastic Propaganda- an arts collective

Telling Tales

Telling Tales is an exhibition rooted in fiction, where worlds, truths and realities are created, dismantled and questioned. Examining ideas of belief, the nature of reality and the stories we tell ourselves to make sense of our existence as Lex Thomas describes in her work. The exhibition traces the fragile lines, the exhibition traces the fragile lines between utopian fantasy and its dissolution into dystopian realities. The artists here are testing alternate narratives, realities and blueprints, examining life stories and unravelling (other)worldly designs…. This exhibition shows a spectrum of artists from the ages of 19-84 years old.

See the online catalogue here.
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