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Footage in the Attic

In anticipation for our exhibition with Andrew McAttee on the 25th and 26th of October 2012, we’d like to share some footage from the previous Something in the Attic event which took place in June 2012. Footage in the Attic from Something in the Attic on Vimeo.

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What happened in the Attic?

On Thursday 28th of June 2012 we celebrated the opening of Something in the Attic at the top of a victorian building in the heart of London. As people mingled and champagne was served, we released an exclusive screen print created by David Shillinglaw and DJ Stavef created a soundtrack to the art. The evening went on and David gave a talk on the importance of art: not his art, but art as a medium for expressing one’s self. On Friday 29th the Attic opened a little later, people dressed down and a different energy was in the air. DJs Stavef and Deux Spin were … Continue reading

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An exhibition of David Shillinglaw’s Art on the 28th & 29th June 2012

The first “Something in the Attic” event will take place in Notting Hill, London on the 28th and 29th of June 2012, bringing together art, music and charity for 2 nights only. The opening will mark the release of an exclusive screen print created by David Shillinglaw, whilst other works for sale will include original drawings and paintings curated specifically for the attic space. The art will be contextualised through a talk by David on his work and the urban art community. 50% of the art sales will go directly to Kith & Kids, a London-based charity focused on supporting people with disabilities. The money … Continue reading

An interview with David Shillinglaw by Cedric Bardawil

Cedric Bardawil: I see certain themes re-occur in your art, could you explain them? David Shillinglaw: That’s a hard thing to do, my body of work has changed over 10 years since I graduated. I’d say there are constants throughout my work, however it changes quite a lot thematically and in terms of medium. The crux of my work is about the human condition, but that term is as broad as any term can be. In my book, Colourful Condition, I talk about the struggle of being human. Whether you are rich or poor, black or white, old or young, we all face struggles.

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