8 - 30TH JAN 2015

Executive Chair launched at Guest Projects in London on January 8th 2015.
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Panel: Ozden Sahin, Haydn Jones, Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, and Jonathan Munro

Chair: Bill Balaskas

Artist Bill Balaskas from the Royal College of Art will be joining the Executive Chair artists for a panel discussion at 15:00 on Saturday 24 January. Bill Balaskas, whose artistic practice resonates with the exhibition themes, will reflect upon the issues as raised by the works.

Venue: Guest Projects, Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road, London E8 4QL

The event is free and open to all. Join the Facebook Event.

Executive Chair Panel Discussion

Bill Balaskas is a London-based artist working across different media. He is currently a PhD candidate in the programme of Critical Writing in Art & Design of the Royal College of Art and he holds an MA from the same college.

His works have been widely exhibited internationally, in the context of more than 90 solo and group exhibitions. He has received nominations for several awards, including the 2013 AUDI Art Award for the most innovative young artist.

In 2012, he represented the UK in the London Cultural Olympiad and in Maribor, the European Capital of Culture. His works have been regularly featured in international publications such as Frieze, The Art Newspaper, Le Monde, Domus, Third Text and Espoarte.

In addition to his artistic practice, Balaskas is an awarded writer as well as an editor for the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (The MIT Press). In the last few years, he has given public talks about his work at the University of Oxford, the 11th Sharjah Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Central Saint Martins and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

The main ideas encountered in his practice are irony, humour and the subversion of spectacle, through the fuse of which he explores subjects with a strong political character.