JOHN RUSSELL: ETON

Opening Friday 16 January 2015, 6pm - 8pm

Performance 7pm

The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Curated by Matt Packer (Director, CCA Derry~Londonderry)

 

Exhibition running 17 - 31 January 2015
Gallery hours: Monday - Saturday 12pm - 6pm

 

An exhibition of print and performance work by John Russell related to Eton private school and its extraordinary alumni of Prime Ministers of Great Britain (29), leaders of industry and heads of church in its 500 year history.

 

John Russell was a founder member of the London-based art group BANK (1990-2000) and as part of that collective practice was responsible for the production of a series of exhibitions and artworks throughout the 1990s. Since 2000 he has worked both independently and collaboratively to produce paintings, films, large-scale digital images, publications and curational projects, at venues in the UK, Europe and the US including Tate, Royal Academy London, and Nottingham Contemporary. In addition, he has edited and designed three books Frozen Tears 1-3, (ARTicle Press, 2003-2007) and written for publications such as Frieze, eflux and Mute Magazine.

 

Matt Packer is Director at CCA Derry~Londonderry and Curator of LIAF 2015 (Lofoten International Art Festival), Norway.