Space @ Create Spring Exhibition Programme 2013


New Brighton art and photographic gallery Space @ Create have some great exhibitions coming up for Spring 2013.

Over the coming months the gallery will be exhibiting work by a diverse range of internationally recognised artists and photographers, including one of the UK’s foremost documentors of youth culture, Ewen Spencer, legendary South African fashion photographer Henrik Purienne and graphic artist Andie Airfix, who has created artwork and iconic album sleeves for David Bowie, Metallica and Def Leppard.

The Spring Exhibition Programme:

Henrik Purienne:     “What do you say to them that’s so f…ing funny?”
March 7 – March 24
An exhibition of work from South African fashion photographer and documentary filmmaker Henrik Purienne, founder and editor in chief of iconic fashion magazine Mirage. Purienne has an impressive pedigree as a fashion photographer and alongside his editorial work he has shot international advertising campaigns for numerous brands including Bershka, Costume National, Stussy and Adidas. A book of his fashion photography will be published by Random House later this year. They say “The exhibition will be accompanied by the release of a limited edition zine. Private View March 7, 6 – 9pm
Ewen Spencer
April 4 – April 26
A brand new body of work by renowned social documentary photographer Ewen Spencer.One of the leading photographers of British youth and street culture, Spencer has spent the last two decades photographing subcultures around the UK and across the globe. He became known for his groundbreaking editorial work in the late 90s with iconic magazines such as The Face and Sleazenation. Tipped by Martin Parr in 2002 as a most promising newcomer, he has gone on to become one of the UK’s most respected photographers, known for his work photographing Channel 4 series Skins and documenting the life of The White Stripes and The Streets.
Private View April 4th, 6 – 9pm
Andie Airfix: Graphic Design as an Extreme Sport
May 6th – 25th
Exhibiting as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival, graphic artist Andie Airfix, renowned for his work with artists such as David Bowie, Metallica and Led Zeppelin, will be exhibiting at Space @ Create throughout May. Along with previously unseen artworks there will be talks from the artist, including ‘B*B G$ld*F STOLE MY SUNGLASSES’ – stories from Andie Airfix’s time working for over thirty years in the chaotic world of rock ‘n’ roll.Talks for Andie Airfix are bookable via the Brighton Fringe Website
Space @ Create, Unit D & E Level 2 South, New England House, New England Street, Brighton, BN1 4GH 01273 601965