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Microscopy of the Union Flag opens at Old Fire Station, Oxford

Exhibition at Old Fire Station, Oxford, 17 January – 14 March 2020 Opening: Thursday 16 January, 6-8pm Microscopy of the Union Flag is a forensic visual examination of the Union Jack. Utilising progressively greater magnification, the exhibition is a photographic exploration of the physical aspects of the national flag intended as a reflection on the crisis of national identity in which Britain currently finds itself. Utilising extreme macrophotographic and microphotographic techniques, the work offers a literal parallel to the frantic introspection […]

Global Control and Censorship, Arsenal Gallery, Białystok

Global Control and Censorship 26.01.2018 – 01.03.2018 Opening: 26.01.2018 / 18.00 Venue: Arsenal Gallery, ul. A. Mickiewicza 2, Białystok Artists: Hamra Abbas, Selma Alaçam, Halil Altındere, Daniel G. Andújar, Osman Bozkurt, James Bridle, Alice Cavoukdjian dite Galli, Michael Grudziecki, KIT – KASTEL, Fréderic Krauke, Marc Lee, Virginia Mastrogiannaki, Erik Mátrai, Chris Oakley, Ruben Pater, Dan Perjovschi, Ma Qiusha, R.E.P., Oliver Ressler, Bernhard Serexhe, Christian Sievers, Kota Takeuchi, Wilko Thiele, Ivar Veermäe, Alex Wenger & Max-Gerd Retzlaff, Curators: Bernhard Serexhe, Lívia […]

CUVO Festival 2018, Madrid

Hypnagogia by Chris Oakley has been selected for participation in the CUVO Festival, Madrid. the Festival wil tour a number of venues in Spain form January-April 2018. CUCO opena at the Art Room Madrid on 4th January, 2018. For dates and tour information, visit http://cuvofestival.com/sedes.html

Nuclear Culture Sourcebook

The Nuclear Culture Sourcebook launches 18th October, ICA London, and features work by Chris Oakley and other members of the X-10 group. The Nuclear Culture Source Book is a resource and introduction to nuclear culture, one of the most urgent themes within contemporary art and society, charting the ways in which art and philosophy contribute to a cultural understanding of the nuclear. The book brings together contemporary art and ideas investigating the nuclear Anthropocene, nuclear sites and materiality, along with important […]

Power in the Land opens 14th May, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Nuclear power is and has been a frequent presence in the news and is particularly pertinent within current debates surrounding pressures of energy supply around the world. The artist group X-10 bring together the fruits of two years working together around the closure and decommissioning of Wylfa on Anglesey, the last nuclear power station in Wales and the last and largest of the Magnox stations. The final shutdown in December 2015, marked the end of an era for the local […]

Globale: Global Control and Censorship extended

Globale: Global Control and Censorship, ZKM Karlsruhe, has now been extended until August 7, 2016 The show features The Catalogue by Chris Oakley.

Datacide opens 6th Feb, Oriel Davies Gallery

Datacide speculates on the future of data and digital culture. A sculptural installation, created from the remains of destroyed Hard Disk Drives, both reflects upon the meaning of data in a digitised culture and considers a possible scenario where technology has become irrelevant and is reduced to its material qualities alone. It is also intended as a reflection on the consumption cycle quietly inherent in digital culture, and the downstream disposal of electronic waste in the developing world. The work […]

Power in the Land opens 6th Feb, Oriel Davies Gallery

Nuclear power is and has been a frequent presence in the news and is particularly pertinent within current debates surrounding pressures of energy supply around the world. The artist group X-10 bring together the fruits of two years working together around the closure and decommissioning of Wylfa on Anglesey, the last nuclear power station in Wales and the last and largest of the Magnox stations. The final shutdown in December 2015, marked the end of an era for the local […]

UNDOFILM / FILMCLUB 813

The Catalogue by Chris Oakley to screen in the  programme UndoFilm – Plattform für Experimentelles Bewegtbild Köln präsentiert… Subversive Strategien im Kino, 18/12/15, Cologne, Germany. Details here.

Globale: Global Control and Censorship

The Catalogue by Chris Oakley is appearing in the exhibition Globale: Global Control and Censorship, ZKM Karlsruhe, Oct 03, 2015 – May 01, 2016