'My work is concerned with the notion of glamour and its role in female social identity. I am interested in the idea of beauty through personalised looks adorned by so many women today. Often seductive and always demanding of attention, one is drawn in, yet inevitably kept emotionally and physically at a distance. In particular, the temporary and fragile nature of the make-up often used to conjure up such effects forces one to play the role of voyeur, never fully engaging with the illusion.'
NR Project hosts Individualised, featuring internationally acclaimed tattoo artist, Chaim Machlev (also known as DotsToLines). Highlights include a series of metallic prints by Machlev and photographer Ben Hopper of Machlev's Blackwork tattoos. Previously exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome, the prints will be accompanied by tattoo-stencil collages created by Machlev and additional photographs of his tattoos taken by Erik Weiss.
NR Project is excited to announce Scars, a charity exhibition of 25 artworks by Jorge Becerra dealing with the threat of international terrorism in the 21 st century. Proceeds will go to individuals affected by recent terrorist attacks. The exhibition will open with a reception on Saturday, April 14th and run through May 24th.
NR Project hosts Paul Goodwin, Hanumantra, and Y4SHK4 for (Echoes), an innovative installation exploring how our conceptions of the past, present, and future relate and co-depend. After painting the entire studio black, Goodwin and Hanumantra will create a series of murals stylistically inspired by their tattoo practices. Also on view, a performance piece led by Y4SHK4 features live tattooing during a shibari (縛) demonstration (a poetic art-form in which one participant ties and suspends the oth
Uncomfortable Guest is a solo exhibition of works visualizing 21st century’s effect on in inhabitant’s emotions. As if their fears showed themselves physically, Grasso’s subjects express distress and chaos though a painterly style, injuries, and frightening settings. Using the figure as his primary means of exploration into these themes, Grasso hopes his works provide an opportunity to practice confronting our more vulnerable emotions. 12-01-2017 > 27-01-2017
Christophe Beauregard (France), Joana Choumali (Ivory Cost), Kaja Gwincińska (Poland), Rebecca D. Harris (UK), Kaja Gwincińska (Poland), Steve Hines (UK), Chaim Machlev aka DotsToLines (Israel), Chibuike Uzoma (Nigeria) and Survivor's INK Archive (USA). 17 - 11 - 2017 > 19 - 01 - 20178
Christophe Beauregard (FR), Wayne Joyce (UK), Rebecca D. Harris (UK), Mary Fisher (USA), Jessica Graham (USA), Survivor's INK Archive (USA), Scott McFarnon (UK)and special guests. 17 - 11 - 2017 > from 5pm
Collaborative Tattooing Tattoo Artists: TBD 28.11 - 2.12. 2017 Info&Bookings | contact us
Dancers: Takeshi Matsomoto, Vlad Troncea, Marta Polak and Keon West | Musicians: Bumi Thomas and Chihiro ONO | Projection Design: David Altweger 7 - 7 - 2017
Tattoo Artists: Ryan Smith, Benjamin Laukis, Jay Freestyle, Jenna Kerr, Jorge Becerra and Julien Siebert. 11 >15 - 7 - 2017
TATTOOING A WHITE CUBE Installation curated by Inês Valle Artists: A++Void and Paul Goodwin 25 - 7 > 8 - 8 - 2017
OFF-SITE PROGRAM | ART EXHIBITION & IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE Event curated by Inês Valle at Tobacco Dock 22.23.24 - 9 - 2017
Embracing a bold and audacious portraiture style, Haris Nukem has rapidly risen to become one of this decade’s most illustrious photographers. Documenting the varied faces of human animalism, Nukem captures moments of heightened freedom, be it through love, friendship or opulence. 18 - 8 > 30 - 10 - 2017