PREVIEW: HIGH SPEC

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From February 3rd to 26th the WALTHAMSTOW VILLAGE WINDOW GALLERY will be hosting HIGH SPEC, an exhibition showcasing a selection of innovative, award winning work by  some of our recent graduates.

Illustration has come to the forefront of London’s creative industries in recent years and this show presents award winning work highlighting the quality, energy and breadth of inventiveness of its young practitioners. The ten graduates on show hail from the BA (Hons) course at Middlesex University. They all have their own visual language but are joined by a love of storytelling. Chloe Smith’s beautiful and lurid images tell the tale of how Antwerp got its name, Nakim Brown unfolds the history of the universe in a glowing graphic novel, and Summer Du Plessis unpicks Bowie’s Star Man in luminous print.
 
Awarded a D&AD prize for best show at New Blood, the exhibition includes risographs, drawings, screen prints, linocuts and digital paintings. The Illustration course at Middlesex is studio based and aims to bring out the individuality of each student. The work here reflects the high quality its graduates are recognised for. Included in the exhibition are: CHLOE SMITHNAKIM BROWN, ELLA GINN, DERVLA LEONARD, CHARLES JOHNSTON, SUMMER DU PLESSIS, NICOLE COWAN, MATT INGRAM, JASMINE BRADY, TARO QURESHI.

 

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Join us on Thursday February 9th from 7-9 pm for a ‘meet the artists’ drinks reception but remember to dress for the weather as this is a largely outdoor event. Warmth provided by the good company and glow of the window display!

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