Royal Standard Archive

The Royal Standard: A WARM BREEZE OVER ROCK

Viewing: 18 January 2012

19 January – 3 February 2013

Open Friday to Sunday 12noon-5pm or by appointment

The Royal Standard is pleased to present WARM BREEZE OVER ROCK, a two person show exploring the parameters of place, object and image.

By over-laying objects and sites with digital processes, Masding and Nové-Josserand question our considered understanding of resolute characters and the space they occupy.

Mediums become tested and forced to extend beyond inherent boundaries, by shifting their potential through digital circumstance. Automated disruptions corrupt formal concerns, expanding restrictive planes and previously limited conditions.

Responding directly to site and constructed spaces built through colour, print and video, the works comment on their location within these mediums and their immediacy. Exposing the potential for monumentality through intangible means, this specific interface becomes a dialogue between what is known and what is perceived.

Joanne Masding
http://www.joannemasding.com/
(b. 1985, Birmingham. Living and working in Birmingham.)
Recent exhibitions include ‘The Possibility of an Island’ at Grand Union, Birmingham; ‘Open File: Temporary Sites (a proposal)’, at MK Gallery, Milton Keynes;
‘Rotate: Eastside Projects and Grand Union’, at The Contemporary Art Society, London and solo exhibition ‘Horn’ at Vinyl, Birmingham.
Other recent projects include residencies at Curfew Tower, Cushendall, Northern Ireland, and The New Art Gallery Walsall. Masding has been selected for residencies at Standpoint, London, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin and 120 Artspace, Chongqing, China in 2013.

Flore Nové-Josserand
http://www.florenovejosserand.com/
(born Paris, 1980) based in London.
Recent exhibitions include ‘ 俺たちの愛情で世界中を燃えあがらせてやるぜ。やりまくるぞ’ at Angus-Hughes Gallery (London),
‘The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition’ at The Royal Academy (London),
‘London-Munich/Home’ at Cul de Sac Gallery (London) and Geflitter+Partner Architecten (Munich).
Recent practice-based undertakings include ‘Group Occupation’ at the New Art Gallery Walssall (Walsall), a month-long residency and ‘Space’ at Casa Rocha-Cito (Malinalco, Mexico) and Casa Vecina (Mexico City, Mexico), a practical research workshop and conference.

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