Friends and fellow poster artists,
We* are hoping to organise a gigposter show in London, UK, in September of this year, with the intention that this takes place either the weekend before or after Flatstock Hamburg in order to make it a viable option for some of our non-UK friends. This will be either the 16th, 17th, 18th Sept or the 30th Sept and 1st & 2nd Oct.
We are currently looking at some superb and very exciting galleries in thriving London areas with strong and vibrant art/music orientated communities. Until the venue is fully confirmed, we aren't yet sure of how the exhibition space will be used - it may well not be a typical Flatstock 'booth' style event, but rest assured we'll find the best way to use the space effectively and make sure each artist gets to display - and sell - plenty of work.
We're aware that other lovely and organised poster folk are putting on shows either side of FS which some of you may be involved with, but hopefully there is still enough interest in a London event. We are super keen to get US and European artists involved and are striving to make this a quality event which will be worth the journey over.
This is an open call to all artists to express interest in this event. There is no obligation at this stage but hopefully the level of response will give us a better indication of how to proceed with our plans.
Please drop me an email to express interest, ask questions, etc: gdpilling AT gmail.com and feel free to pass these details around.
*Who the hell are we? Right now this is being organised by myself, Graham Pilling, and my very good comrades Luke Drozd, Chris White (We Three Club), and Bobby Evans (Telegramme) who combine, Voltron-like, to form the UK Poster Association (UKPA) in order to do things collectively which we may otherwise struggle to do on our own. I'm sure we'll rope some other reprobates into helping also, but for now this is us. Many of you have already experienced our particular brand of joy and good times, and this is something we hope you'll want to experience again, on our own rain-soaked home turf, such as it is. Get in touch!