Transition Gallery presents a unique off-site project ...
Gary Colclough, Freya Douglas-Morris, Anne Eggebert, Joel Tomlin,
Paul Kindersley, Cathy Lomax, Alli Sharma, Katherine Tulloh
as part of JT Project 09
at James Taylor Gallery, Collent Street, London E9 6SQ
14 October - 1 November 2009
Private View: Friday 16 October 6-10pm
JT Project 09 is open Monday to Sunday 12-6pm
(closed Mon 26 and Tues 27 October)
'I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in each one of you - the secret which hurts so much that you take your revenge on it by calling it names like Nostalgia and Romanticism and Adolescence... the secret we cannot hide and cannot tell though we desire to do both. We cannot tell it because it is a desire for something which has never actually appeared in our experience.'
C S Lewis
Lewis went on to name his 'inconsolable secret' sehnsucht and it is this indefinable allure of unspoken truths, heartache and longing that inspires Transition Gallery's presentation for JT Project 09.
Sehnsucht presents a series of delicately constructed scenarios through which the viewer is invited to share a series of heart quivering sensations. These portals range from images of intense urban wilderness to washed out beautiful boys via Baudelaire's Fleur du Mal and fragile Northern landscapes.
JT Project 09 comprises seven distinct temporary exhibitions by local artist-run organisations hosted by James Taylor Gallery within their vast Victorian warehouse. Exhibitions are independently organised by Fieldgate Gallery, Five Years, James Taylor Gallery, Katie Guggenheim, Supine Studios, The Centre of the Universe and Transition Gallery.
Directions to James Taylor Gallery