Fight those January blues with Void
Void would like to extend a Happy New Year to everyone and to wish you the very best in 2018.
As a way of brightening up that long and cold month of January, Void will be hosting 'The Winter Series'; performances and screenings. These will run between 11 – 20th January. See details below – and as always, email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place!
'Tax Return' – A Performance by Keef Winter
Thursday 11th January, 7pm
Image credit, 'Ed Jansen, West Gallery, The Hague 2016'
Title ‘Admin Day’
In VOID Gallery Winter will investigate the sonic properties of a filing cabinet using contact mics, effects pedals and a sledgehammer.
N. Irish artist Keef Winter lives and works in London. He combines his interests in art and architecture using sculpture, installation, sound and performance. He completed a PhD in 2013 entitled ‘The Handyman Aesthetic’ at Ulster University. Winter’s studio process generates abstract apparatus that reference urban dissonance and reflect on cultish practices. He has a live act called ‘Handyman’ that mixes electronics, sounds of sheet steel, vocal samples and drumming.
His recent exhibitions include: ‘Can’t Help It’ (solo) at Black Tower Projects, London 2017; ‘Pre-Fix’, Unofficial Northern Ireland Pavilion, Sella Del Giardini, Venice 2017; ‘Swimming with Sharks’ (solo), Galeria Breve, Mexico City 2017; ‘On Becoming Fluid’, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham 2017; ‘Wysing Polyphonic’, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge 2016; ‘Sticky Enough’, Chalton Gallery, London 2016; ’Salon Sebastian Monteux’, Glasgow International 2016; ‘Deep Inside’ (solo), Galeria Breve, Mexico City 2016; FUSO & Carpe Diem, Lisbon 2015; ‘Post-Terminal & Ex-Ultimate’, West, Den Haag 2016; ‘Center Point’ (solo), House of St. Barnabas, London 2015; ‘Let’s build our own tomb’, Matt’s Gallery, London 2015; ‘Neutral’, TULCA Festival of Visual Art, Galway 2014; ‘London Dust’, Chandelier Projects, London 2014; ‘Stone Dreams’ ORGY PARK, New York 2014.
Upcoming presentations in 2018 include Litost Gallery, Prague; Sirius Art Centre, Cork and Galeria Breve, Mexico City.
'The Cusp of Your Credenza' & 'Tissue' Film Screenings by
16-19th January, 11am-5pm
The Cusp of Your Credenza is a wandering speculation through various material encounters. A woman presents a number of scenarios that involve the ingestion or ejection of substances. From toenails to statuary, muffins to monuments, The Cusp of Your Credenza wonders how we place ourselves bodily in a material world.
Tissue is a work about the material, historical and social histories of tissues.
Saturday 20th January, 4pm