5 May 2017 | Brighton
- David Shrigley
- Anna Ginsburg
- Rob Flowers
Spring has definitely sprung over here at Glug Brighton HQ and we’ve been busy beavering away on another brilliant line-up, and boy, what a line-up it is! Make a note in your diaries folks - our next event will be on Friday 5th May and we’ll be hosting from the seafront club venue Patterns. We have talks from animator and director Anna Ginsburg, illustrator Rob Flowers and topping the bill we have Turner Prize nominated artist David Shrigley, so be sure to bag your tickets asap to confirm your place on the guest list. As always we’ll have lots of interactive creative fun for you Gluggers, live art and free stuff! Be sure to keep checking the MeetUp page regularly as we’ll be revealing lots of other exciting additions to the line-up in the lead up to the event.
Look forward to seeing you there!
David Shrigley was born in 1968 and grew up in Leicester. He studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1988-91. He lived in Glasgow until 2015. He now lives in Brighton.His work encompasses many media including drawing, painting, sculpture, animation, performance and music and has been exhibited in many different countries.His drawings have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines . He has produced animated pop promos for artists such as Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy and is also the author of over 30 books of drawings. In 2012 he had a retrospective exhibition at Hayward Gallery in London. In 2013 he was shortlisted for both the Turner Prize and was awarded the 2016 Fourth Plinth commission for Trafalgar Square.
Born and raised in London, Anna Ginsburg studied at Camberwell College of Arts and later Edinburgh College of Art. Anna specialises in combining different techniques and approaches, working across traditional hand-drawn 2D, stop-motion, digital imagery and live-action. Anna's first of many music videos for Bombay Bicycle Club, 'How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep?' won a BAFTA at the New Talent Awards. Since then Anna has worked for a variety of international and UK clients including the BBC, Universal, Sony, Channel 4 and John Lewis. Anna continues to challenge herself artistically and technically, from creating her interactive ‘Spin the Aubergine’ site to experimenting with animated documentary in ‘Material World’.
Rob Flowers is an illustrator with a distinctively bold style defined by crayon-bright palettes, playful forms and eccentric characters. Stationed in his ‘Flowers Towers’ studio, Rob is a keen collector of kitsch ephemera and historical miscellany, counting 80s gross-out toys, 70s cartoons and early McDonald’s advertising memorabilia amongst his treasury. With a leaning towards the humorously grotesque, his work draws on his fondness for mythology, combining whimsical imagery with symbolism and folkloric elements.
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