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TAKING THE LEAP | SHANGHAI

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/corruption.html

Two lenticular lightboxes from our Corruption series will be part of Taking the Leap exhibition opening tomorrow night at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Go take a look if you are in China!

More info:
https://artcollection.salford.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/09/1404-Arts-Collection-Shanghai-Brochure_Spreads.pdf

Learning from Deep Time

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/temporary_index.html

Our Temporary Index will be on show as part of the Learning from Deep Time exhibition days at NIRAS in Mol, Belgium on Sunday 29th September 2019.  Learning from Deep Time is organised by Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium and is part of an open day at the proposed surface nuclear waste repository in Mol in Belgium. 

Other artists included in the exhibition are Maarten Vanden Eynde (BE), Andy Weir (UK), Alexis Destoop (BE), Jesse Howard (US) & Tim Knapen (BE) More info here:

https://www.z33.be/blog/2019/8/29/niras

COVENTRY BIENNIAL FROM OCT 4th

Our 'Here' plate is included in the Coventry Biennial this year which runs from 4th - 24th November 2019.  As long as the plate is rotated to point North or South when placed on a table, it will accurately state how far the plate is from itself.  More information on the exhibition and other participating artists can be found here (no pun intended):

https://www.coventrybiennial.com/exhibitions/the-twin-5/

Summer update

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/herenothere.html

If you're planning on spending some of your summer in London then we have a few works on public view; in Bloomsbury, Finsbury Park and Greenwich. Details below>

Here Not Here is our new public artwork in University College London Student Centre on Gordon Street -just next to Bloomsbury Theatre.  The Student Centre is open 24/7. Simply walk in up the central stairs and you will see Here Not Here on the right hand side.  There is also a wall based sculpture by Rachel Whiteread near the information desk so take a look at that too.  More information on Here Not Here can be found on our website:

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/herenothere.html

Our modified feature length movie, The Time Machine in alphabetical order is part of Time Portals exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery slap bang in the middle of Finsbury Park and is showing until the end of October. More information on the exhibition can be found here: http://www.furtherfield.org/time-portals-exhibition-2019/ and more information on The Time machine in alphabetical order can be found on our website:

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/thetimemachine.html


Finally, our sculpture Here remains part of The Line sculpture trail for another year and can be found on the south bank of the Thames at the Greenwich meridian.  More information about The Line can be found here: http://the-line.org and more information about Here can be found on our website here:

http://www.thomson-craighead.net/roadsign.html


So if it's a sunny day then grab a picnic, your keep cup or a gin in a tin and go take a look at any or all of what we have on show in London just now.

The Perfume Shop | The Ryder, London

Our limited edition perfume Apocalypse will be showing as part of The Perfume Shop exhibition at The Ryder Projects in East London.  Other artists in the exhibition are Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, littlewhitehead, Clara Ursitti and Kentaro Yamada. Private view: Thursday 29th November, 6 – 9 pm and the show runs from 30th November 2018 until 26th January 2019 (Wednesday – Saturday, 12 – 6 pm). So come take a look and a smell if you're nearby.  More info here:

https://theryderprojects.com/exhibitions/the-perfume-shop-thomsoncraighead-fabio-lattanzi-antinori-littlewhitehead-clara-ursitti-kentaro-yamada/

Trace Ingredients, Inverness

https://www.highlifehighland.com/inverness-museum-and-art-gallery/trace-ingredients/
OK, we are showing two works (Saffron and Inverness Wall) as part of the group show Trace Ingredients, which is on at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery from 22nd September until 17th November. 

Other artists in the exhibition are Alexander & Susan Maris, Cat Meighan and Clive Brandon.  The PV is this Friday from 6 - 8pm so if you're about come and say hi.

More information on this exhibition here: https://www.highlifehighland.com/inverness-museum-and-art-gallery/trace-ingredients/




I was raised on the Internet

https://mcachicago.org/Exhibitions/2018/I-Was-Raised-On-The-Internet

We are showing our karaoke installation More Songs of Innocence And Of Experience and the second installment of our Flat Earth Trilogy, A short film about war in this major group show, which opened yesterday at MCA Chicago and runs through to October 14th 2018. More info on the exhibition here:

https://mcachicago.org/Exhibitions/2018/I-Was-Raised-On-The-Internet

We've also written a brief text called, The internet of living things for the catalogue accompanying the show due to be published during the exhibition so watch out for that!  If you're lucky enough to be in Chicago any time soon go take a look at this show.  Wish we could!

Artists talk | TENT Rotterdam

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slade/slide/belief.html

We are giving an artists' talk tomorrow at TENT in Rotterdam from 7pm.  It's FREE, so please do come along. We will be talking about the work we have in the group show AnyTime Now currently showing at TENT and a bunch of other stuff, but we will also be screening the single screen version of Belief which is the third part of our Flat Earth Trilogy.  If you're about please do come along and say hi!  More info here:

https://www.tentrotterdam.nl/en/event/artist-talk-thomson-craighead/