Something That Isn't | Benjamin Cohen

FOLD 158 New Cavendish Street, London

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Event location:
Fold Gallery, 158 New Cavendish Street Fitzrovia W1W 6YW
When:Event passed!
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Thu 14th Nov 2019 to
Sat 21st Dec 2019

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Where:FOLD 158 New Cavendish Street, London W1W 6YW
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Times:Wednesday - Saturday: 12 - 6pm (or by appointment)

About the event

FOLD is pleased to present Something that isn’t a solo show by Benjamin Cohen – his first with the gallery.

Through experimentation with expanded notions of sculpture, painting, film and time- based media, as well as a continuous engagement in collaborative practices; Benjamin Cohen’s work consists of objects, films, photographs, sound and ‘structures’ which explore notions of architecture, topography, memory and ‘display’.

Something that isn’t comprises of a series of objects, structures and images that respond to, and have grown out of, the house where Cohen’s late Uncle resided.

Taking this mausoleum-esque space as a site of investigation, the work in this show explores the ‘architecture of memory’; how we ‘shape’ inhabited spaces and how architecture may shape us in return.

Benjamin Cohen (Born 1986, UK), Lives and works in London. MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins / 2012 – 14. Lecturer in Fine Art, University of the Arts London and Co-founder of 40 Years - a series of collaborative projects with Majella Dowdican. Selected solo exhibitions include: Something that isn’t, FOLD Gallery, London, UK / 2019. Thoughts of Terminal Refreshment, Breese Little, London, UK / 2013. Benjamin Cohen / Recent Works, Breese Little, London, UK / 2012. Benjamin Cohen, Breese Little Gallery, London, Uk / 2010. Selected group exhibitions include: The weight of a tongue, The Broadway Plinth curated by Kristian Day, Broadway Gallery, Letchworth Garden City / 2019. Slippery Sum, APT Gallery, London / 2019. Creekside Open - selected by Sacha Craddock, APT Gallery, London / 2019. New Relics, curated by Tim Ellis & Kate Terry, Thames-Side Studios, London / 2018. C - Six, Triangle Space, London / 2018. If it sounds like bacon you're doing it right, A - DASH Project Space, Athens, Greece / 2017. Collections include: Frank Cohen / Edo Jansen / Philipp Sachs / Herman Eisenköck

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