Annotations 6 Launch: Adam Shield, Expo Dream Leech
Join Drawing Room for the launch of Adam Shield’s new publication, made as part of his Annotations commission, plus the artist in conversation with Thomas Whittle about their collaborative publishing project, Long Distance Press.
1-27 Rodney Place
Post code:SE17 1PP
Tickets:Free but booking is recommended
DescriptionDrawing Room is pleased to announce the launch of its sixth Annotations commission, Expo Dream Leech, by London-based artist Adam Shield. Shield’s new publication will gather together the drawings, imagery and materials collected in his studio during the creation of Expo Dream Leech. For more information about Annotations 6, click here. Long Distance Press, a publishing house, artist project, zine factory, exhibition space, commissioning body and image drum, was established in 2013 by Adam Shield and Thomas Whittle as a means to solidify their collaborative practice. With the artists working between Glasgow, Newcastle, London and Edinburgh, Long Distance Press began as a postal art project and quickly morphed into the undertaking of collaborative projects, including publications and exhibitions. Previous publications include Take Up Space (2018), SNIFF SNIFF (2017), Noodeleling (2017); and Pen Pushers (2016). Previous collaborative exhibitions include Drop Shot, MONOMATIC, Edinburgh (2017) and High Five, MONOMATIC.com (2014). Long Distance Press have most recently been in residence at The Weston Studio, Royal Academy of Art, London, where they have produced artist publications in a public gallery space, working with invited artists Sam Austen, Brian Griffiths, Katharina Hoeglinger, and Anastasia Pavlou. This event is free, but booking is recommended.