Transition Gallery
&
Club Shepway


present

O DREAMLAND



25-27 August 2007

at
202 The Parade
Greatstone, Kent
&
B&B Project Space
Tontine Street
Folkestone, Kent

 

 

 

 

 

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Alex Michon

 

 

 

Michon's notebooks and sketches are displayed in a vintage suitcases and contain an anthology of works that were made on a series of drifts. "I would go to a train station and pick the most down at heel sounding seaside destinations and just go for the weekend with nothing but a small sketch book. Staying at the cheapest B&B I could find I would just walk and draw." This is very personal work which Michon has never shown before "It’s not 'big' art – its very quiet and a bit too cute for my liking but it was work done in the margins – it kept me rooted to my practice in times when I was unable to concentrate on it due to pressure of other work and time."

Alex Michon is the Assistant Director of Transition Gallery. She studied at Central St Martins and Goldsmiths College. Exhibitions include 'Acid Drops and Sugar Candy', Transition Gallery, 'The English Museum', Transition Gallery, 'Rework Replay' at The Grey Area Brighton and 'Fanclub', Rosy Wilde, London. Michon is also the editor of The Critical Friend, has written various catalogue essays for artists and is an arts correspondent for Total Spec magazine.