OPENING: LONDON CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2021
London | September 09 – October 01, 2021
THE LINE Contemporary Art Space
LONDON CONTEMPORARY, organized by ITSLIQUID Group in collaboration with YMX Arts, will be held in London, at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space (follow the event live) from September 09 to October 01, 2021.
LONDON CONTEMPORARY is an international art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 2021 edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance.
COVID-19 Protection Concept – The health and safety of our staff and visitors are of predominant importance to ITSLIQUID Group. This Protection Concept governs how we intend to operate after the lockdown has ended, the rules that will be applied inside the exhibition spaces and how these will be implemented in practice.
LONDON CONTEMPORARY will provide artists and exhibitors with the unique opportunity to present their works to an international audience of professionals as curators, gallerists, collectors, editors and publishers who seek to acquire, publish and encourage the best contemporary art talents.
LONDON CONTEMPORARY will analyze the relationship between body and space, and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban settings in contemporary time.
Laura Andrews . UK | Fiona Araee . USA | Ali Asi . Earth | Teixeira Barbosa . Portugal | Pepita Basilius . Germany | Paolo Bianchi . Italy | Robin Blažek . Czech Republic | Paal Bugen . Norway | Simona Capitini . Italy | Nicoletta Cerasomma . Italy | André d’Orcay . Germany | Sally de Courcy . UK | Lord Nicolaus Dinter . Germany | Tom Dugdale . USA | Earnest . Belgium | Cristina Elias . Brazil | Nataliya Elmer . Austria | Ernestine Faux . Austria | Margarita Felis . Russia | Fina Ferrara . Mexico | Ania Freindorf . Poland | Peter Frigo . Austria | Ulla Hasen . Austria | Cinzia Inglese . Italy | Monika Blanka Katterwe . Germany | Hyobin Kwon . South Korea | Lize Krüger . UK | Yuan Liu . China | Mark Joseph Liggio . USA | Leandro Marcos . Portugal | Makotu Nakagawa . Japan | Dq Nguyen . USA | Aude Gourichon O’d . France | Marc Olthoff . The Netherlands | Giuseppe Pisasale . Italy | Pascal Raso . France | Marius Seidlitz . Germany | Pratap Singh . India | Kaat Stieber . The Netherlands | Jacek Sztuka & Pawel Paruzel . Poland | Kayano Ushiyama . Japan | Irene Venetsanou . Switzerland | Gan Yi . China | Hongil Yoon . South Korea | Katarzhina Zakharova . Russia | Jillian Zepeda . USA
organized by ITSLIQUID Group
curator Luca Curci
gallery manager Massimiliano Gordiani
project managers Francesca Brigandì, Giulia Tassi
project coordinators Veronica Piras, Giulia Spagnuolo
collaborators Camilla Morandin, Ilde Strobbe
graphic designer Marina Caracciolo
supported by Cerem Monaco | Częstochowa University Of Technology | Dupon | Enfasia | Green Cross France
THE LINE Contemporary Art Space
Craft Central, 397-411 Westferry Rd, Island Gardens, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3AE
September 10 – October 01, 2021
11:00AM – 04:00PM | Monday – Friday
OPENING September 09, 2021 | 06:00PM
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The health and safety of our staff and visitors are of predominant importance to ITSLIQUID Group. This Protection Concept governs how we intend to operate after the lockdown has ended, the rules that will be applied inside the exhibition spaces and how these will be implemented in practice. Read more.
ITSLIQUID is a web based information platform, founded in 2001 by Luca Curci, dedicated to world wide distribution of information about calls for entries, exhibitions and events at some of the world’s leading art galleries, museums and foundations selected. ITSLIQUID has already built a readership of more than 250.000 qualified subscribers. Among them architects, designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, dealers, and other personalities of the International art, architecture and design world. It provides advertising services, press office services for events and projects, articles and specials published on the website, media partnerships services.
During the last 20 years, ITSLIQUID Group has became a cultural hub between creatives, exhibition spaces and art lovers. Among our international partners, Art Now Fair, Art Vancouver, Design Tokyo, INDEX Qatar, INDEX Saudi, The Big 5 Construct Dubai, The Big 5 Construct Qatar, Photo LA Los Angeles and international magazines like Art Style. ITSLIQUID Group supports some of the most important no-profit organizations, like UNFCCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, SSCS – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, One Tree Planted, The Ocean CleanUp and Plastic Oceans, with the goal to increase public awareness about environmental issues. Click here to find out more.
ITSLIQUID GROUP includes a section dedicated to the organization of international art events, managing exhibitions of painting, photography, video art, installation and performance; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contests. Its object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, to connect artists working in every part of the world.
ITSLIQUID Group manages a variety of art spaces all over the world; among them THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space in the heart of San Marco Square in Venice and different historical buildings, THE LINE Contemporary Art Space in the London city center and other different partners worldwide. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 250 events all around the world, involving more than 5.000 artists, in more than 60 international venues in Italy, USA, Canada, UK, Spain, France, etc. Most of the last events have been realized in museums (CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in Spain, NCCA – National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, etc.), galleries and private foundations.
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THE LINE Contemporary Art Space
The Forge building was part of the Victorian iron shipbuilding industry. The imaginative conversion where Craft Central is located, places a free standing birch wood construction within the listed walls. Although some alterations have been made to the structure, much of this exciting building remains intact. The solution is a virtually free standing two storey birch wood construction in two sections running either side of the central listed pillars. This design provides selfcontained studios with a full height exhibition space at the front of the building and bleacher seats as a striking and usable feature which clear the overhead cranes.
The Craft Central is a gallery space daily used to have craftspeople around who want somewhere to work occasionally rather than commit to a full-time studio and who contribute to the art community in The City. The large exhibition space/gallery at the front of the building is 1,000 sqft, excluding the bleacher seats. It is an exhilarating space. You’ll find huge feature windows, exposed brickwork, eight former furnace chimney breasts, old gantries, ironwork and industrial fittings – even two overhead cranes (in full working order!). Craft Central is located in a largely residential area, close to the river and within easy access of the business districts of Canary Wharf and Surrey Quays. Only four stops from Canary Wharf and the Jubilee line (Crossrail station in 2018) two stops from Greenwich.
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