John Akomfrah : Mimesis – New Art Exchange

Mimesis: African Soldier is a three screen installation by artist John Akomfrah that remembers the millions of colonial soldiers, labourers and carriers who served in the First World War. The work, co-commissioned by New Art Exchange in Nottingham for 14-18-NOW, tells the untold story of the soldiers from the colonies and the impact they had on the battlefields of Europe …

BAOBAOVOICE – Issey Miyake London

The experience took place during the London Design Festival and celebrated the unique nature of the triangular-shape-adorned bags now synonymous with Issey Miyake, which were introduced in 2010. It was a display of vibrant color palettes and iconic patterns that adorn a myriad of unique bags, which will sit alongside a kaleidoscopic presentation of over 100 bags that create a …

Telfar 2020 Spring Ready to Wear Collection, Paris Fashion Week

As one of New York’s most dynamic young designers, Telfar Clemens’ shows are always out of the ordinary. From hosting mosh pits at Irving Plaza to musical performances on helicopter pads, Telfar’s shows always intersect music with critical commentary and wild fun. After a film teaser and party in Brooklyn during New York Fashion Week, the brand moved it’s show …

Jupiter Artland – Trisha Brown: ‘In Plain Site’ and ‘ Time, Space, Gravity’

Held at the beautiful and unique Jupiter Artland sculpture park for the Edinburgh International Festival 2019; Trisha Brown: In Plain Site reconceived some of the US choreographer’s most striking short dance pieces in dynamic relationships with the iconic landscape of Jupiter Artland’s lakes, woodlands and sculpted landforms. The exhibition curated footage from Brown’s archive alongside work on paper from her …

John Akomfrah: Ballasts of Memory – Baltic

For the Ballasts of Memory exhibition at the Baltic Art Gallery in Gateshead John Akomfrah showed 3 works, Precarity (2017), The Unfinished Conversation (2012) and Psyche (2012). Akomfrah’s film Precarity, shown for the first time in Europe at the Baltic, expands upon themes and  concerns that appear across all of John’s work: the legacies of slavery and forced human migration …

Venezia Biennale 2019

Venice Art Biennale 2019

The 58th International Art Exhibition, titled May You Live In Interesting Times, took place from 11th May to 24th November 2019. The Exhibition included 90 National Participations in the historical Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. Four countries – participated for the first time at the Biennale Arte: Ghana, Madagascar, Malaysia …

Lex Create – Thatcher’s Cider Apple Drop Game

Our in-house workshops and electronics lab facilities allow us to produce custom structures and electronics for temporary or permanent installations when called upon. We received an unusual request from Lex Create, asking us to design and build a portable ‘Apple Drop’ game to be used by Thatchers Cider at outdoor festivals and events. Players who catch the most most foam …

Flat-E, Falling Light – Leeds International Festival

Falling Light was an immersive art installation designed by the studio Flat-e with original music by electronic musician Daniel Avery for the Leeds International Festival. Illuminating the spectacular Leeds Corn Shed, ArtAV provided five Epson EB-L1505U 12k WUXGA Laser Projectors and short throw lenses along with one of our Disguise D3 media servers to projection map onto a translucent horizontal …

Die Walküre, Opéra National de Bordeaux

A brand new production of Wagner’s Die Walküre, the second chapter of the Ring Cycle. Commissioned by Opera National de Bordeaux and premiered in May 2019, this new interpretation was conceived in close collaboration with director Julia Burbach and incorporated an animated visual score throughout its duration. Tal Rosner’s stunning visuals captivated the audience and a highly sympathetic lighting design …

World Economic Forum 2019, Davos Switzerland, Zsolt Balogh and the National History Museum

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is a yearly gathering that brings together Artists, CEO’s, Scientists, Academics and Politicians. Three thousand delegates attend the event that defines priorities and shapes global, industry and regional agendas. The delegates include the heads and members of more than 100 Governments and world influencers such as Sir David Attenborough, The Duke of Cambridge and …