Nasty Women : Architecture Call for Artists

Anise Gallery are delighted to be joining the global Nasty Women art movement for its next exhibition. Set up by female artists in New York last year, the name was derived from a comment Donald Trump made to Hilary Clinton. The movement has since organised a number of exhibitions and events with the aim of raising awareness of women’s rights and raising funds for women charities around the world. Our Nasty Women Architecture exhibition is being co-curated by Aesthetica Art Prize Winner and V&A digital resident Rachel Ara and Candid... Read The Rest →

AVR London interview RIBAJ Eye Line winner Matthew Kernan

Interview with Matthew Kernan – Winner of the RIBAJ Eye Line Drawing Competition Exhibition 13 September – 16 September 2017 With the development of digital and creative software, drawing has increasingly been taking a backseat in the architectural design process. Eye Line, an annual architectural drawing competition run by RIBAJ Magazine in collaboration with AVR London, celebrates the art of drawing in architecture by providing a platform for both established and training architects to draw real or unimagined buildings.  Matthew Kernan, an Irish Part II Architect from Armagh, Northern Ireland,... Read The Rest →

Artist Spotlight | Nemo Nonnenmacher

Nemo Nonnenmacher is an artist from Duisburg, Germany, who recently graduated from Royal College of Art in MA Photography. His work is being exhibited at the gallery as part of the Summer Graduate Show 2017 – Exhibition Dates 11 August – 8 September 2017 In his practice, Nemo explores the tension of experiencing this ‘brave new’ virtual world and transfers this back into an image. The artist is interested in how a visual fetish might determine future mental and sensorial concepts of the self. The materials he deals with are... Read The Rest →

Artist Talk | 5 July 2017

On Wednesday 5 July, we were joined in the gallery by the three artists whose works comprise our current exhibition, ‘Controlled Realities’. Rachel Ara, Jacek Ludwig Scarso and Charles Harrop-Griffiths were in conversation with AVR London’s Director, Joseph Robson, discussing the future of physical sculpture in a post-digital, increasingly virtual world. With Jacek working in sculpture and performance, Charles working mostly in virtual reality and Rachel utilising both, it made for a very interesting and impassioned conversation. Jacek opened the talk, as Joseph asked him how working closely with Rachel... Read The Rest →

Issey Scott reviews Mat Collishaw’s Thresholds Exhibition

Mat Collishaw’s ‘Thresholds’ VR experience at Somerset House Led by our exhibitions ‘Virtualrealism’ in 2015, ‘I Saw it Whole’ in autumn 2016 and now our current exhibition ‘Controlled Realities’, we are always investigating how virtual reality and contemporary art are coming together to boost each other’s audiences and stretch their potential. London’s art scene is finally picking up on VR at a rapid pace, and we were delighted to see this in practice at Mat Collishaw’s installation ‘Thresholds’ during its brief run at Somerset House. Photography and alchemy are the... Read The Rest →

Updates on our artist in residence Charles Harrop-Griffiths

Our upcoming exhibition ‘Controlled Realities‘ will be your first chance to see work developed by our Artist in Residence, alongside sculptural pieces by Rachel Ara and Jacek Ludwig Scarso. As part of his residency, Charles Harrop-Griffiths has been researching his very timely chosen topics to merge fine art with themes and issues pertaining to new technologies. The dissemination of news on social media, and its lack of moderation, leads to conspiracy theories, paranoia and opinion pieces. Now that ‘miscommunication’ is part of our daily vocabulary, particularly in the guise of... Read The Rest →

Anise Gallery Celebrates at City Hall

On 23 March 2017 Anise Gallery celebrated five years of exhibitions, events and collaborations with a party at City Hall. Established in 2012 by Jacquelyn Jubert and Joseph Robson the gallery has been driven by a desire to promote the link between art and architecture. Their curated exhibition programme is focused around this ethos and has seen some highly regarded artists and art works through their doors alongside numerous graduates that they promote and work with. The party was shared with their studio neighbours AVR London who were celebrating 10... Read The Rest →

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