Screw Your Courage to the Sticking Place

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Simon Oldfield is pleased to present Screw Your Courage to the Sticking Place, a new series of exhibitions including a group show co-curated with Julia Fodor aka Princess Julia, a project space with Mark Davey, film programme and solo presentations by Matthew La Croix and Simon Foxall.

Screw Your Courage to the Sticking Place, explores the currents of change, unearthing the elements that come together to rupture boundaries and challenge opinion.  We present work by artists who are pivotal in influencing and examining cultural movements and especially queer culture, by pursuing an alternative perspective with fearless clarity.

Focusing on the artistic expression of counter-culture in various forms, particularly in the spheres of fashion, music and performance, Screw Your Courage to the Sticking Place captures the essence of those who look ahead with resolute conviction.

Solo Presentations. Simon Foxall and Matthew La Croix.

Group Exhibition. Co-curated with Julia Fodor aka Princess Julia presents Matthew Stone, Judy Blame, Bruce Ingram, Paul Kindersley, Jonny Briggs, David Holah and Simon Foxall.

Film. Angel Rose & Josh Quinton.

Project Space. Mark Davey.

PIN DROP.  Simon Oldfield and Elizabeth Day, an award winning author and journalist, co-curate PIN DROP, exploring the immediacy of the story-telling tradition.  Every Wednesday at 6.30pm until 20 February.

 

 

Screw Your Courage to the Sticking Place: Queer Culture

Michael Langan of Polari Magazine talks to Simon Foxall about queer culture, and how so many images in the pop-culture landscape operate as fantasies that obscure uncomfortable truths.  http://www.polarimagazine.com/interviews/screw-courage-sticking-place-simon-oldfield-gallery/.The article examines Foxall's work in Screw Your Courage to the Sticking...read more