Something in the Attic was recently featured in majestic disorder, an art and culture print publication which is now available in 6 continents. The chief editors, Kelley and Sean approached us after visiting an exhibition we put on in December 2013 titled ‘Back to Front’ they were interested in how we used over 80 hours of sound provided by 8 DJs including Andrew Ashong and Gatto Fritto to respond to the art musically. In this 6 page spread you will find out about our background, why we feel people still want to visit exhibitions in person rather than online and our thoughts on why this has become … Continue reading
The live DJ set which Andrew Ashong played for us in December is now online for you to stream: an hour and a half of blissful jazz, soul, funk, brazilian, and boogie. The Vinyl Factory had the opportunity to catch up with Andrew prior to the release of his “Special EP”, you can read a Q&A with him here. Playlisting was core component of our last exhibition Back to Front, which saw 8 DJs and producers each select 8 hours of music for the gallery. We worked closely with The Vinyl Factory to produce a full feature online, including a top album pick by each … Continue reading
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For Back to Front, Something in the Attic worked with figurative artists Nettie Wakefield and Ed Haslam to curate an exhibition in which they collaborated for the first time. Nettie developed her reverse portraits, whilst Ed revealed the face of the same subject. A new body of 24 drawings were created for the exhibition which took place at the Nancy Victor gallery between the 5th and 14th of December 2013, for the opening we took the show off-site to the Sanderson’s Billiard Room where a series of prints and paintings were installed, and a vinyl-only DJ set was performed by Andrew Ashong (Sound Signature). Subsequently, … Continue reading
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Something in the Attic is thrilled to introduce Back to Front, a two-person exhibition of drawings by Nettie Wakefield and Edward Haslam. Both artists have worked in conjunction for the first time to produce a new body of figurative portraits revealing the front and back of their subjects. Nettie’s work captures a focused representation of the back of the head, a lucid snapshot of reality, whilst Edward’s work subtly subverts reality, exploring an area of the face that is disconnected from the figure. The collaboration brings vigour to their respective style, as they play off one another’s ideas in a dialogue that runs through this … Continue reading
Many thanks to everyone who came to Lynnie Zulu’s pop-up exhibition on the 21st & 22nd of March 2013. We had a great time putting the show together and having you there. Below is a mix by Nick Hadfield which is intended to be a soundtrack to the art, we’ve also included some photo highlights from both nights. All the best, Cedric
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Cedric Bardawil: How would you describe your work? Lynnie Zulu: Vibrant super graphics with a psychedelic twist! I want my work to draw the observer into a mysterious and curious world. CB: What can we expect at your upcoming exhibition Jungle Fever? LZ: Jungle Fever has been a lot of fun to put together – the theme is riddled with exoticism, mystery and discovery. It has been pointed out that all of my illustrations for this show are of women – maybe I have subconsciously chosen them because symbolically forests are female and hold their secrets.
We’ve chosen London-based DJ and producer, Nicholas Feel to create a live soundtrack to Andrew McAttee’s Art on the 25th & 26th of October 2012. In this short video Nicholas takes us to an obscure record shop where he sources samples and discovers hidden gems. Nicholas Feel X Something in the Attic from Something in the Attic on Vimeo.
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