Unit 2J, FarGo Village, Open Studio Weekend

Rachel Kelly, Site Manager and Jo Truslove, Project marketing Manager at FarGo Village, Coventry

Rachael Kelly, Site Manager and Jo Truslove, Project Marketing Manager at FarGo Village, Coventry

Denise Startin Unit 2J, FarGo Village, Open Studio Weekend, Far Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5EA

“The destination for independent shopping and creative arts in Coventry is on its way.”

Opening on 27th September 2014, Fargo Village will bring a whole new dimension to the city offering niche and unique retailers, artists’ studios, creative workspace, crafts, cafes, markets and entertainment space. Affordable rents will allow new businesses to set up, thrive and survive in an attractive environment, in a community of like minded people.

We are bringing a piece of the London cool scene of Camden and Brick Lane to Coventry. Twenty years ago these were run down areas of London but with investment into the creative industries they have now become major attractions bringing in visitors from all over the world and in turn supporting the local economy. To emulate some of that success here would give Coventry a huge boost in perception and appeal to locals and visitors. Fargo Village will inject energy and fun into Coventry.”

Denise Startin, former graduate of Coventy University and recent graduate of the Royal College of Art, MA Printmaking 2013 will be holding an Open Studio at the launch weekend where elements of her MA Show will be on display. Unit 2J is upstairs on the balcony at the rear of the Market Hall. For a recent article on the development of FarGo including views from the tenant’s, image gallery & FarGo’s Project Marketing Manager Jo Truslove click here, download the Launchflyer or visit the website at www.fargovillage.co.uk.

Text quoted from http://www.fargovillage.co.uk/. For more information about the creative business tenants please visit http://www.fargovillage.co.uk/tenants/. Image reproduced from http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/business/smes/coventrys-new-fargo-village-launches-7816480

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Multiplied: Contemporary Art in Editions Fair, October 18th-21st, London 2013

Breath, Photo Lithography, Oak Frame, Anti-reflective glass, 64.9cm x 50cm

Breath, Photo Lithography, Oak Frame, Anti-reflective glass,
Framed 69.5cmW x 54.5cmH, © Denise Startin Show RCA 2013.

Multiplied 2013 hosted by Christie’s, 18th – 21st October, is a contemporary fair dedicated to showcasing editioned work across a range of disciplines including Printmaking, Photography and Publications from both established artists including Bob and Roberta Smith, William Kentridge and Adam Chodzco as well as work by emerging artists. You can find the work of recent graduates of the Royal College of Art, MA Printmaking 2013 on Stand 8. The Fine Art programme at the RCA is intensely rigorous, intellectually stimulating, technically and critically demanding. The Printmaking department reflects this combining conceptual rigour, technical proficiency and intense material engagement across print, installation, sound, film, performance, spoken and printed word. A Printmaking publication, Between Before and After, was also produced alongside the degree show by graduating students 2013 showcasing text and image work and featuring critical input from Dr Chantal Faust, artist Nicky Coutts, writer Rebecca Geldard and Professor of Printmaking, Jo Stockham.

A work entitled Breath, which formed part of my MA show will be available for purchase. Breath is a limited edition (1/15) photo-litho on Somerset, there are also 10 prints available unframed 64.9cm x 50cm. Details of artists works and statements from the Printmaking graduates can be found at Show RCA, 2013. A box set of limited edition prints (25cm x 25cm) produced by final year Printmaking students 2013 will also be available for purchase. Proceeds will support the growth and development of future RCA students. For more information about Multiplied please click here. The Multiplied Gallery Guide for 2013 can be found here. Information regarding Printmaking at the RCA is on page17 of the Guide. Other exhibitors at the fair include Riflemaker, Purdey Hicks Gallery, Paupers Press, Dundee Contemporary Arts and London Print Studio.