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Gocco Exhibition

Wednesday September 3rd, 2008, 6 years, 1 month and 3 weeks ago

Some of my work is going to be featured in this fabulous exhibition of Gocco artists, Even Dwarves Started Small, being held at the Here Gallery in the UK (& look, one of my pics is on the flyer!). It’s shaping up to be a great show (I wish I could attend!) – here’s the list of artists…

Arctic Circles | Jill Bliss | Simon Dovar | Rob Flowers | Imakethings | Yellena James |Xtina Lamb | Magic Jelly (that’s me!) | Mark Pawson | Nigel Peake | Peskimo | Aaron Sewards | Lucie Sheridan | Julie West | Jazmin Velasco

From the press release:

For over 25 years, the Print Gocco screen-printing system has been used in Japan. The small plastic device is a self-contained screen printing set-up, consisting of an exposure unit, pre-coated screens and inks. Originally marketed for making greeting cards and sold in toy stores, appreciation for the Gocco system has grown amongst artists who cannot afford, or don’t have the space for a traditional screen-printing equipment.

We feel that the accessibility of Print Gocco reflects our own DIY ethos in running a gallery, and so have chosen to celebrate our Fifth anniversary with a group show of Gocco based artwork. To accompany the exhibition, we will be releasing a portfolio of Gocco prints, produced in a signed and numbered edition of 50, collected in a custom made presentation box.

We’ve selected artists who look beyond the limitations of the device, to show that it can also be used to produce fine art works. Those involved are from a range of disciplines; textile design, fine art, illustration, graphic design, and animation.

10 Responses to Gocco Exhibition

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  1. Tricia/LazyTcrochet says: lazytcrochet.blogspot.com/

    Congratulations!

    Reply to Tricia/LazyTcrochet Sep 3rd 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  2. Caroline says: sixhours.net

    Looks like a very talented bunch! Congrats, and I hope the show goes well!

    Reply to Caroline Sep 3rd 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  3. Oooh I live near Bristol, I’ll try and get there …

    Reply to Liz Sep 3rd 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  4. Alicia says: la-alicia.blogspot.com

    how cool to be a part of this! wish I was closer so I could see it in person!

    Reply to Alicia Sep 4th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  5. Oh congratulations, Karena!
    Sounds like a really really awesome exhibition!
    Wish I live near by:(
    Bin.

    Reply to binal Sep 4th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  6. Linda Crispell says: lindacrispell.blogspot.com/

    You are so global. Congratulations on being a part of this wonderful show.
    Linda

    Reply to Linda Crispell Sep 4th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  7. Congratulations!

    Reply to Johanna Sep 6th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  8. claire says: gugaw.blogspot.com

    ooh yey, i’m so going to go to this!

    Reply to claire Sep 13th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  9. uncharted says: gouncharted.blogspot.com

    I love your work and wish I could see the show. It’s a great idea to just feature Gocco pieces… I wish Gocco wasn’t a dying breed!

    Reply to uncharted Sep 13th 2008, 6 yrs and 1 mth ago
  10. jazmin velasco says: tlalocland.blogspot.com

    Good luck to all of us in this exhibition!

    Reply to jazmin velasco Oct 3rd 2008, 6 yrs and 2 wks ago

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