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Graham Martin: Soon It Would Be Too Hot

 

West Norwood Picturehouse

Knights Hill, London, SE27 0HY

Website: www.picturehouses.com

Times: Mon-Sun 10am-9.30pm, closed Mar 26-Apr 30, ends Apr 24

Price: free

Start Date: Sat 25th January 2020

End Date: Fri 24th April 2020


The London-based artist responds to JG Ballard's post-apocalyptic 1962 novel, The Drowned World.

The London-based artist, whose practice encompasses drawing, painting and print making, responds to JG Ballard's post-apocalyptic 1962 novel, The Drowned World.

Soon It Would Be Too Hot. is a series of work responding to JG Ballard's prescient 1962 novel The Drowned World in which Graham explores the parallels between the post-apocalyptic environment Ballard depicts and our increasingly uncertain future. Graham is a London-based artist whose practice encompasses drawing, painting and print making. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art (2001-2003) and is currently a student on the MA Painting programme at the Royal College of Art. Previous exhibitions include RBA Rising Stars (2019), John Moores Painting Prize (2018), Columbia Threadneedle Prize (2016, 2018), John Ruskin Prize (2016) and Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize (2015). The exhibition takes residence in the new gallery space at West Norwood Library & Picturehouse, curated by creative studio Figuration.