Deptford X is London’s longest running contemporary visual arts festival and has been experienced by over one million people since inception in 1998. It runs from 27th September until the 6th of October.
“A seal on the area’s creative credentials”
– Evening Standard
“Bigger and more international each year”
– Time Out
“A vibrant festival of contemporary art”
– Guardian Guide, Pick of the Week
For this year's festival Harry Pye & his friends are having their own salon. The work exhibited will be from artists with a strong connection to South London. In many cases the actual work will be about South London too.
The artists in The South London Salon are:Marie Smith, Cedar Lewisohn, Christopher Owen,Sarah Doyle, Peter Lamb,Howard Dyke,Rowland Smith,Julia Bedford,David Dipre, Liam Newnham, Patrick Morrissey & Hanz Hancock, Edward Ward, Rosalind Davis, Bob London, Klarita Pandolfi-Carr, Sarah Sparkes, Clare Price, Paul Hamilton, Jackie Clark, Giles Kent, Julie Bennett, Paul Wye, Tracey Williams, Zac T Lee, Mikey Georgeson, Marcus Cope,Sinead Wheeler, Mel Cole, Julian Wakeling, and Aleksandra Wojcik. The works will be exhibited at the brand new D.X H.Q on Brookmill Rd (1 minute's walkk from Deptford D.L.R)
Note: The following images are intended to give an introduction to the type of work each artist has been making recently - in some cases, the artists will select a different work they feel is more appropriate. The private view for Harry Pye's south London Salon is on Thursday the 3rd of October from 6pm till 9pm.
(Above image: I Will Wait For You Halfway Through The Dark 2012 by Rosalind Davis Oil and embroidery on cotton duck.)
(Above Image: Follow The Locust 2013 by Patrick Morrissey and Hanz Hancock)
(Above drawing Doll Hair 2013 by Mel Cole 35 x 52cm.)
(Above image by Aleksandra WojcikThe Sound of Emptiness)
(Above image: by Zac T LeeUntitled (From the series Plants in Chinese takeaways), 2012-Present.C-type prints, 595 x 750 mm
Plants in Chinese takeaways.)
(Image above:OakGiles Kent)
(Above image by Marie Smith)
(Above image by Jackie ClarkHither Green 2011 Oil on wood.)
(Above image by Bob London )
(Above image by Sarah Sparkes)
(Above image by Mikey Georgeson)
More info on the artists can be found here: