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OffPrint Art Book Fair / 20 -22 May 2016

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May 19, 2016 at 9:38 pm

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Artists’ Billboard: Angus Braithwaite

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Artists’ Billboard Commission: Angus Braithwaite
Opens Saturday 2 April 2016, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Join us for the unveiling of Angus Braithwaites playful billboard piece and his ‘further investigations into dowsing’ performance at 7.30pm.

The *Twinkle* cocktail will be served.

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March 29, 2016 at 9:39 am

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Launch of Aesthetic Indifference by Lisa Penny / Saturday 5 March 2016, 6.30 – 8.30pm

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Launch of Aesthetic Indifference by Lisa Penny
Saturday 5 March 2016, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Performance at 7.30pm

Lisa Penny’s book ‘Aesthetic Indifference’ has developed out of a performance she presented during a residency at Eastside International in LA in 2015. It will be launched alongside a performance of the text at X Marks the Bökship on Saturday 5 March 2016.

Penny worked through the novel ‘Less Than Zero’ by Bret Easton Ellis to explore though interpretive reading, the social symbolism and culture poetics of clothing.

The reduced text is published with visual references, from personal photographs and found material, playing with the idea of clothing as a form of communication.

The text will be read by Carl Taylor Lewis, an actor based in London.

The cocktail Tequila Sunrise will be served.

Aesthetic Indifference
By Lisa Penny
Self published with the support from The Arts Council of England
Published March 2016
Retail price £7
Special Launch Price £5

X Marks the Bökship
^ Matt’s Gallery
42 – 44 Copperfield Road
Mile End
London E3 4RR

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February 22, 2016 at 2:57 pm

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Artist Billboard: Jim Woodall

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Artist Billboard: Jim Woodall
Wednesday 10 February 2016, 6 – 8.30pm

For the first billboard commission of 2016, Jim Woodall has cut up and reconstructed the layers of theprevious artists’ billboards to create a new collage work for the site.

Join us for the launch of the latest artist billboard, accompanied by a sound performance by Jon Lowe. Jim Woodall and Jon Lowe worked together as part of CutUp, from 2005-2009.

Working across diverse media, including sculpture, photography, video and installation, Woodall’s practice is rooted in intervention. He was a founding member of CutUp collective, an interventionist art group, from 2004-2009.

X Marks the Bökship
^ Matt’s Gallery
42 – 44 Copperfield Road
Mile End
London E3 4RR

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February 3, 2016 at 11:32 am

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Artists behind bars

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Friday 29 January 2016, 8pm – late
Artists Behind Bars, at The Horse Hospital

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Kitty Finer presents Artists Behind Bars; a group show, where for one night shift only – the bar is the work of art, the artist is the bartender and the spectator is the punter. X Marks the Bökship, Kitty Finer, Marcia Farquhar, Jane Howard and Tai Shani will be building, installing, hosting and running their own bars. The Horse Hospital will be home to this collection of one night only bars – creating a total installation within the space that is one of central London’s last bastions of independent, experimental and DIY culture

The Bökship cocktail bar ‘Push Bar to Open’ will be propping up the Horse Hospital tonight so come along and do some bar crawling. All money goes to hellraising for the HH.

‘Push Bar to Open’ is a pop-up poor mans champagne and cocktail bar, which started life as a hatch bar in a fire escape beneath the billboard at X Marks the Bökship at Matt’s Gallery. At book launches artists are asked to suggest a cocktail to tie in with their book that is served at the event. Head bar tenders are Eleanor Vonne Brown and Daniel James Wilkinson who have been mixing their drinks for years.

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January 18, 2016 at 5:47 pm

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Billboard by Mark Pawson

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Why don’t you….? Artists’ billboard by Mark Pawson. December 2015 – January 2016.

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January 18, 2016 at 5:40 pm

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Friends with Books, Berlin

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Friday 11– Sunday 13 December 2015
Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin. Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

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January 18, 2016 at 5:37 pm

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