Between the Sword and the Wall

An intimate group art exhibition featuring the work of three alumni of The Cass will open on 10 November.
Date: 7 November 2017

An intimate group art exhibition featuring the work of three alumni of The Cass, London Met’s School of Art, Architecture and Design, will open on 10 November.

Samuel Eyles, Miguel Angel Ferrer and James Johnston all graduated from The Cass’s BA Fine Art degree programme in 2016.  Their exhibition, ‘Between the Sword and the Wall’ is on at the Islington Arts Factory.

The work of all three artists is based on the repercussions of unconsciousness and the concept of margin and limitation.  The exhibition is created on different media, creating an interesting visual journey for exhibition-goers.

Samuel Eyles’ painting are characterised by their intimate visit to the artist’s sexual life and exploration into his imagination, a fanciful collection of symbols of leisure and modern life.  Surreal spaces, movement and abstract situations are some of the components found in his paintings.

The material is the main protagonist of James Johnston’s work.  His focus is on the physical properties of the media, the interaction of the piece with its surroundings.  His very specific way of managing the space in the Islington Arts Factory gallery makes the relation between his work, the visited space and the viewer a truly immersive experience.

Miguel Angel Ferrer bases his work in the narrative of social limitations, life stages and individual subconscious.  To create his art, he uses a very different range of media:  text, graphics, structures, accumulation of materials and 3D still-life.  He aims to create a chaotic-minimalist space that engages the curiosity of the viewer.

The ‘Between the Sword and the Wall’ exhibition is on at the Islington Arts Factory between 10 and 17 November 2017.  The artists are welcoming all members of the public to the opening event on 10 November 2017 between 6pm and 9pm.