Photo credit: Christian Mooney / Courtesy of Arcade, London
CAS News 21 Dec 2018 By Marcus Crofton

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art wins the inaugural Jackson Tang Ceramics Award, receiving bold new work by Chiara Camoni

Camoni’s ceramic practice is intimately embedded in her daily life and has a collaborative aspect that sees friends and relatives invited to assist her in making the work.

Tamara Henderson, ‘Camera’, 2017. © Molonglo Group 2018. Courtesy of Tamara Henderson and Rodeo, London / Piraeus. Photography: Denis Mortell.
Recent Acquisitions 24 Apr 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires ‘Camera’ by Tamara Henderson for The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

Interested in the itinerant life of the artist, where international exhibitions and residencies mean continual relocations and dislocations, Henderson often explores the way in which certain works are themselves conceived as journeys of transformation.

Detail of ‘World Play’ from ‘Wunderblock’, Emma Smith, Freud Museum London, 2019. Photograph by Karolina Urbaniak.
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Emma Smith

Smith’s work investigates human relationships, specifically exploring hidden forms of connection: the intimate, the transient, the subconscious and the invisible.

Linder, Untitled, 1979, photomontage, 27 x 22 cm. Photo: Todd White. © Linder. Courtesy the artist & Modern Art, London
Recent Acquisitions 27 Mar 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires a 1979 collage by Linder for Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University

The donation of this work adds to the continuing story of collage in the UK – one that is important not only for its material radicality, but for its history as a medium for protest and political commentary.

Barbara Walker, Parade II (2018), from Shock and Awe series (2015-present). Graphite on embossed paper, 50.1 x 56.8 cm. Courtesy of Alan Cristea Gallery. Photo credit: Chris Keenan
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Barbara Walker

Through her practice, Walker proposes alternative narratives that expose and undermine cultural assumptions, often depicting people who may be categorised or classified as minorities by society.

Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, 'Nightfall', 2015. Ceramics (earthenware) glazed with ceramic transfers, 17 x 45 x 45 cm. Presented to Swindon Museum & Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society through the Omega Fund, 2018/19. Photo: Sylvain Deleu
Recent Acquisitions 26 Feb 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

The CAS acquires ceramic piece by Malene Hartmann Rasmussen for Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

Acquired through the Omega Craft Fund, the work explores the theme of the forest and the wild land beyond the cultivated fields which has captured our imaginations for centuries.

Petra Szemán, ‘Monomyth_ gaiden _ Part 1. Departure’ (2018). Still from video courtesy of the artist.
Artist to Watch By Jameela Thurloway

Petra Szemán

Szemán is a moving image artist working with animation and game-like immersive installations, part of a generation that grew up learning how to ‘perform’ themselves online.

Jasleen Kaur, Ideal Standards (2017). Commissioned by Armitage Shanks for Hull City of Culture. Photo Credit: BGA Photography
Artist to Watch 30 Jan 2019 By Jameela Thurloway

Jasleen Kaur

Kaur’s practice is an ongoing exploration into the malleability of culture and the layering of social histories within materials and objects.

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