‘Fantasy of having a trailer wagon’ Group Exhibition, London

3rd – 18th June 2021

Curated by Tatiana de Stempel & GALLERY46

I’m excited to be a part of this group exhibition in 3-18 June 2021 with so many amazing artists.

I’m showing 2 original paintings (images below)

I haven’t looked at the original of these 2 in some time and I must say the big white border around the frame is very pleasing, plus didn’t remember a lot of the details. It makes me miss using a ballpoint pen again (I just like the grain and meditative work process)

If anyone is around in London please do visit! I’ll be there tonight and maybe for a couple of the performances organised below which sound really great (esp interested in Ivan Cartwright)

Event Details

Where: Gallery 46, Ashfield St, London E1 2AJ

Private View: 3 June 2021  5-9pm

Exhibition dates:  4 – 18 June 2021

Opening hours: Tue-Sat 12-6pm, Sun 11-5pm

Website Link https://fantasyofatrailerwagon.org

020 3645 5062

About the Show

“Fantasy of having a trailer wagon all to myself; A group show celebrating the life and work of Manoj NairAn impressive international roster of more than 20 artists from the UK, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Korea and Sri Lanka: the exhibition will include painting , photography ,performance, film, sculpture, writing, music and digital artwork.

These artists are coming together to celebrate the life of Indian writer, journalist, critic and curator, Manoj Nair and his contribution to arts and culture.

Artists: Anju Acharya, Anjali Nair, Marium Agha, Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press, Maya Bastian, Peter Bond, Xenia Bond, Hannah Burton, Ivan Cartwright, Roshan Chhabria, Naima Dadabhoy, Anil Dayanand, Stephanie Douet, Khiyo Band, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Sang Hoon Lee, Danushka Marasinghe, Harold Offeh, Sabrina Sabrina Osborne, Nick Parkin, Jiva Parthipan, Anoli Perera, Saad Qureshi, Paul Sakoilsky, Anna Sebastian, Janine Shroff, Sophie de Stempel, Tatiana de Stempel, Bharat Thakur, Gavin Turk, Anup Vega

Workshops and Performances at GALLERY46


All workshops will be performed outside in the gardens, observe social distance guidance and can also be accessed via zoom. Places are free but must be booked in advance.
For further information and to book: www.fantasyofatrailerwagon.org

Sang Hoon Lee Live performance ‘To Move on Unsteadily’: 3rd June 2021 – 7pm & 6th June -4pm .
The performance will be created from a sense of uncertainty. The body will be continuously shaken, staggered, unbalanced.

Khiyo Live Music Workshop: 4th June 2021 – 11-1pm
Music workshop run by London-based British Bengali band, featuring Indian and Bangladeshi classical music and after performance discussion. Workshop will be zoom linked to schools in Whitechapel. Pupils will listen to the music and then draw and paint what the music makes them think and feel. Khiyo will be playing music from the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence.

Ivan Cartwright ,’A Wedding Portrait’ by his Gay Lover: 5th June 2021 2-4pm
This performance will be a live shared talk with questions from the audience (Covid permitting). The performance will address the complex issues of non-binary identity and polygamous sexual identity within heteronormative parameters and equally rigid expectations around masculine ideals.

Nick Parkin- ‘Islands of Dust -Butoh’ workshop exploring the Butoh dance: 12 June 2021 – 2-4pm
Nick Parkin is an award-winning Composer, Musician, Artist, Director and Movement Practitioner specialising in environmental and site-based sound and performance. Workshop will be zoom linked to participating universities.

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Limited edition prints if you feel like supporting my work is in my shop link below – prints are from high res scans so all the detail and yummy grain is printed

PLUS added bonus of hanging this up in your house to horrify all the aunties uncles whose sole purpose in life is to ask you when you are having a baby (or second baby)

Limited edition Prints https://janineshroff.bigcartel.com

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