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More info in depth about the project written by Carlo Keshishian. an Ambassador at Pallant House UK
SPECIAL THANKS TO
THE CZAINSKIS: Our project to be held in Staithes Festival is inspired, encouraged and assisted by our participating local artists, Chris Czainski & Paul Czainski who will also open their 'House of Jars' cottage to the public during the festival.
STAITHES FESTIVAL OF ARTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL COMMITEE for their approval on our registration application.
THE BISTRO - CLEVELAND CORNER for their generous offer to host one of our two exhibition in the venue without charges.
THE CAPTAIN COOK INN for offering a space for the project's exhibition van in their parking at the rear of the inn.
The 'Next Big Stop' in the UK, by the sea...
Our registration application has been approved by The Festival Commitee and the exhibitions will be held in 2 differnt venues right in the center of the festival, The Cleveland Corner and Captain Cook Inn. Other than myself who will be curating the 2 exhibitions in both venues, there will also be 3 participating artists traveling along to assist on the entire process of preparation and taking-down from 10 - 15 September 2015.
Watch this VDO recorded from the festival and edited by PAUL BADDER from the link below.
More info about the 2 venues where will be exhibiting:
The ideal plan is to hire a particularly designed vehicle for exhibition to be used for both artworks transportation and exhibition space. The Exhibition-Van will be parked at the rear of Captain Cook Inn with artworks displayed inside. The Exhibition-Van will be big enough for visitors to walk around viewing the exhibition inside the van. The other part of artworks in the project will be exhibited in the dining area of The Cleveland Corner. It is free entry for our 2 exhibitions in the festival. The project helps generating revenue to participating artists, all exhibiting original artworks will be available for sales. Artists will be contributing part of the sales of their artworks to Uncooked Culture for its further journey of this project (Circus Terminal) and to Staithes Festival.
The artworks suitcase and bags had exploded in various sizes of art space, from shop size to museum hall, in 8 countries with hands from both some of our oversea artists who were traveling along and local artists helping to fit those out numbers of artworks in the space. The achievement from the collaboration that proved the efficient function of sustainable artists’ community was a trophy of the project!
Why those places? The Bags Lady’s project destiny had been led by some artists who jumped on the deck and were brave enough to raise their hands volunteering to co-chef this art project in their home town with our inspiring exhibition and creative community-based activities.The story of the suitcase and the relay way of collaboration had attracted the media in those countries the project was held.
Now I and the project have returned HOMEand decided to further this journey domestically in the UK, started from a local spots at a drag-able range from Portobello Road Market in London. The plan is rotating all these artworks with additional larger format artworks to show here and there in varianst of form, including taking artworks on big wheels with artist-crews traveling in a camper van to jump in art festivals outside London. The vehicle will be used as an extension of the travelling exhibition/gallery inside main space with around 500(+) artworks. The ambition is much larger than her suitcase and the possibility is even larger than ambition with everyone’s support!
The UK journey has already begun! The Bags Lady’s mission is flexible (sizes & sites wise) and is possible to enlarge the dream.
Small to Medium
Medium to Large
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS in UNCOOKED CULTURE - ‘Circus in Terminal 15(UK)' Project
Nutthapun Yodrak - Thailand / Kristen Woodward - PA, USA / Calder Marshall – Wellington, New Zealand / Jenny Hartley – Wellington, New Zealand / Tina Umer - Portoroz, Slovenia / Vasko Vidmar - Piran, Slovenia / Evgen Copi Gorisek - Piran, Slovenia / Rufai Zekar - Ghana / Antonella Raimondo - Italy /UK / Kevin Robert King - UK / Jason Hankins - USA / Ian Pyper - UK / Erin O'Rourke - Canada/UK / Justine Navarro - UK / Catherine Goodwin - UK / Louis Vuittonet - USA / Sam Clift - London, UK / Charlie W. Phillips – Manchester, UK - Japan / MaryAnn McCarra - Fitzpatrick - NY, USA / Jeff Roland - Liverdun, France / Dan Casado – France/Argentina / Sophie M. Adams – London, UK /Tom McGill - NJ, USA / John McLaughlin - MI, USA / Noel Wong - Hong Kong / Christy Symington London,UK / Miranda Sky - London, UK / Gareth Hughes - London, UK / Lynn Todd - Wellington, New Zealand / Pattree Chimnok - Chiang Mai, Thailand / Rinaldo Klas - Paramaribo, Suriname / Toro Manafov - Baku, Azerbaijan / Chris Czainski - Halifax, UK / Liz Parkinson - North Avoca NSW, Australia / Danni Higman - Manchester, UK / Dion Hitchings – Outsider Art Gallery - NJ, USA / Padungsak Kochsomrong - Chiang Mai, Thailand / Anna Luisa Dionello - London, UK / Ciara Foster - Dublin, Ireland / Soodie Whitaker, CA - USA / Pier Makanda, KZN (Kwa Zulu-Natal) - South Africa / Boonsong Rodthab – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Jamjuree Suktuy – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Claudio Braier – Buenos Aires, Argentina / Olarn Plubplon – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Ploy Kasom – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Wattanopon Kitburin – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Dontree Siribunjongsak – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Niam S. Mawornkanong – Chiang Mai, Thailand / Albert Palen – Barcelona, Spain / Nina Mrđenovič – Portoroz, Slovenia / Chris McBride - Ayutthaya, Thailand/Scotland / Daniel Chrisjohn Benson - OR, USA / Susan Biebuyck – PA, USA / Michelle Connolly – NC, USA / Eva Preston – PA, USA / Bob Wood – PA, USA / David Gerbstadt – PA, USA / Jim Meehan – PA, USA / Phil McKee – PA, USA / Bert Schoonhoven – Amsterdam Outsider Art Gallery, The Netherlands / Arthur Prins, Ezra Swaanswijk, Isis Nedloni & Jeroen Rolf Schoonhoven – Represented by Amsterdam Outsider Art Gallery, The Netherlands / Erin Lee Benson - FL, USA / Katie Hawker- Surface Arts – ChiangThailand - UK / Joshua Haycraft - BHBITB – Washington DC, USA / Paul Czainski - Halifax, UK / Gustav Glander - Barcelona, Spain /Josianne Ishikawa – Yamanashi, Japan - USA / Sejin Park - Seoul, Korea-UK / Chakkrit Chimnok - Chiang Mai, Thailand / Andrew Stahl - London, UK / Chutima Kerdpitak (Nok) –London, UK - Thailand / Werens (Ramon Puig) – Impaktes Visuals Gallery - Barcelona, Spain /François Nasica - Nice, France / Charles Auchincloss, Edward Kingsbury III, Edward Woltemate Jr., David "Big Dutch" Nally & Jim Bloom – Represented by Outsider Folk Art Gallery/Emily A. Branch - PA, USA / Sheona Josiah – London, UK / Carlo Keshishian - London, UK / Ilya Scurovs – London, UK – Latvia / Clare Rosean – Chicago, USA / Kobina Wright – California, USA / Ascension Lorente Huguet – Kent, UK - Spain / Roberta Requena - Viña del Mar, Chile / Marianne Aspairt – Metz, France / Stanley Artworth – Metz, France / Farad Ibrahimovic – Murau, Austria, Donna Kuhn – NM, USA / Erin O’Rourke - UK / Karl Mullen - USA / Suthikiart Saisaard - Thailand / Hashim Hussein Mozzay - Ghana / Sophie M. Adams - UK / Risja Marie Henriëtte - Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Pier Makanda - South Africa / / Sandra Menselsohn – The Netherlands / Jim Lockton – UK / ‘YAP’ - UK and Sylvia Parnell - UK
Images of some Rewards for small, medium and generous Pledge
Signed by me(on the reverse) Bio/Artist Statement A6 card: Reward for £20 Pledge
A mini Gift Set of canvas(made and signed by me) & easle: Reward for £30 Pledge
Project's vinyl banner: Reward for £35 Pledge
Hard cover A5 lined Notebooks with our artists' image of work printed on: Reward for £40 Pledge
My small mixed media work: Reward for £50 Pledge
My small mixed media work: Reward for £55 Pledge
My 'Monkey's World' smixed media on canvas: Reward for £60 Pledge
My 'Love War 1' canvas: Reward for £65 Pledge
My 'Love War 2' canvas: Reward for £70 Pledge
My abstract canvas: Reward for £80 Pledge
My 'Open Prison from Mars to Venus' Series on canvas: Reward for £100 Pledge
My 'Love to Oblige': Reward for £350 Pledge
My favourite oil on canvas: Reward for £2,500 Pledge
Many Thanks for your support in advance...
I am hoping this will help "MAKING IT HAPPEN" !
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