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By Harry, Jul 6 2016 10:04AM

There are three shows opening in London this week that are worthy of your attention (there could be more but I don't want to stretch my writing talents too far)

The first out of the bag for today's post is Displacement, a group show, I don't usually get enthused about group shows but this one features a veritable who's who of the current crop of London based street artists that are unmissable around the streets of the East End.

Curated by Skeleton Cardboard, which ticks all the boxes straight away for me, the show is being held in a soon to be no-more steel fabrication workshop and gallery in Clare Street, Bethnal Green. Amongst the artists showing you will find Fanakapan, SeedsOne, My Dog Sighs, Idiom, Pang, The Lost Souls, The Real Dill, 616, This One, Himbad and the list goes on. Have a look HERE at the facebook event page for the full line up, as more artists have been added since yesterday.

Curious about the background of the show I asked the curator for a few words:

"Short & sweet, I was painting on the street across from the gallery when I was approached by the owner who asked me if I'd like to put on a show in his gallery, as his days on Clare street were numbered. All the old businesses on the street's leases were nearly up (and not due to be updated) The gentrification of Shoreditch was marching down Bethnal Green Road & Hackney road at quite a pace.. I automatically thought of all the artists Dan (Hidden Streets Of London) had hooked up with walls down Clare street and realised that was the backbone for the idea of the show.. Its always going to be tricky organising a group show whether they are friends or not..Its a great community to be apart of nonetheless.."

Just a short walk from the gallery in Paradise Row by Bethnal Green tube station there is a small showcase (If you like) of some of the artists involved, the product of a paint jam last weekend.

Skeleton Cardboard
Skeleton Cardboard

Seeds One
Seeds One

Amara Por Dios, This One, Tony Riff.
Amara Por Dios, This One, Tony Riff.

616 & The Real Dill
616 & The Real Dill

The Event Facebook Page is HERE

Google Map link HERE

Hidden Streets of London HERE

By Harry, Oct 27 2015 09:49PM

With Halloween just around the corner there is fittingly horrific exhibition opening this week at BSMT Space in Dalston, N16, dedicated to that trusty horror prop the Skull.

Death in Dalston features new work from such family favourites as Ali Hamish, Otto Schade, Skeleton Cardboard and many more. The Private View is on Wed 28th and then the show is open to the public daily from 11-7pm up to 2nd November.

Have a look HERE at the event Facebook page for the latest info.

By Harry, Jul 30 2015 11:23PM

Update 31/07

Just got back from the show, so here are just a few images to get started with.

The venue was the front room of #71 Redchurch Street and it will be again tomorrow.


London dwelling (that's a guess) street artist Skeletoncardboard will be hosting a two day only art event in East London this weekend. The collection of works grouped together under the show banner of Not In Use will be available to view from 6pm Friday 31st somewhere in Redchurch Street, Shoreditch.

The exact location is secret and we have no idea when or even if it will be revealed. But then Redchurch St is not that long a road to travel.

As well as art on the walls there will be miniature pieces of art housed in a vending machine which you can buy on the night, with your £1 art you will also get a raffle ticket and be automatically entered into a draw to win a full sized SkeletonCardboard work. The show will continue on Saturday from11am until 5pm

Keep an eye on facebook etc.. just in case the location is revealed before curtain up. Scroll down for those links.

Street Work Photo by dibbs45
Street Work Photo by dibbs45

Skeletoncardboard HERE

and again HERE

Not In Use Event Page HERE

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