Morning Lane / Bohemia Place / Mare Street Hackney Central, London E8
Now You Have Authority is an Artists Collective questioning Photography’s role as a medium of representational expression. As Photography is, and has been an authoritative institution that refuses to evolve or refashion itself beyond its representational heritage, NYHA examines notions of failure and non-representa- tion as a visual artefact in place of a binary approach to the creation of a piece of work. Our staunch refusal to be tagged as “simply photographers” espouses this belief in which the viewer is left in a state of flux as opposed to finding an answer in our works.
At the Sluice Biennial, we will be showcasing a selection of works from our members along with a Public Participation Work- shop and a curated selection of Artists Film, Video and Moving Image Works.
01.10.2017 - 03.10.2017, all day
Post Student Art School
Aren’t we all Artists? Within the larger context of questioning the current state of Art Schools especially with universities being turned into corporations that make limited promises and deliver even less, this is a day-long activity focused on the aspect of “play” in art. Open to Public Participation. https://www.nyhacollective.com/#/poststudentartschool
02.10.2017, 4.30 -6pm
Resting gently in the gap between a coherent world and an ideal one, Lacunae is a screening programme of Artist Film, Video and Moving Image works. Drawn from artists we have worked with and continually engage with on multiple levels, the programme is a reflection of NYHA existing as a body without organs, a dis- membered torso crawling across the floor in search of “higher artistic purpose”. Artists include Célia Hay, Julia Wolf, Lexi Sun, Yajing Hu, Niloofar Taatizadeh, Yixiao Shao, Samantha Harvey, Susanna Brunetti and Michael Cheung