Anne Vieux’s exhibition mesh at AKG is described as “digitally mesmerising” in the Londonist’s Art Review and list of “Things to do today in London”. Read the full article here.
Anne Vieux’s current exhibition mesh at AKG is included in Tabish Khan’s list of “The Top Nine Exhibitions to see this week in London”. Khan writes that the works “…fool the eyes and appear to change right in front of us.” Read the full article here.
Upper Playground features Anne Vieux’s abstract paintings. Coverage can be found here.
Booooooom features work by Anne Vieux. View all images here.
Molly Soda was interviewed by Matthew James-Wilson for Forge Art Mag about her artistic practice and identity. “Her pendulum swings from sincere to performative, but never goes outside the realm of honesty. As she continues to navigate the world wide web… she brings to light the human patterns the internet brings out in everyone who uses it”, writes James-Wilson. Read the full interview here.
Stine Deja was interviewed by Charlotte Barnard for Traction Magazine about her recent show Cyphoria at AKG. “In ‘Cyphoria’, the capitalisation of human emotion by the techno-bubble has been laid bare”, writes Barnard. Read the full interview here .
Anne Vieux’s exhibition mesh at AKG is mentioned on Mousse Magazine. Read the full article here .
mesh , Anne Vieux’s solo exhibition at AKG, is reported by AQNB. More information can be found here.
Anne Vieux’s mesh as AKG is featured on Galleries Now, with the inclusion of VR 360 degree views of the exhibition. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce is interviewed by Amar Priganica and Marie-Claire Gagnon for PW-Magazine. “Even when you’re all by yourself, you’re technically never really alone because there’s always somebody else on the other side of the screen,” Pierce says, “And now that we have this live streaming technology, we can all be the star of our own Truman Show. I’m interested in what that can do to a persona and our perception of reality.” To read the full interview, click here.
Molly Soda was interviewed by Rebecca Vorich for Fem Magazine with regards to her exhibition ‘thanks for the add’ and her recently published book ‘Pics or it didn’t happen: Images banned from Instagram’. Soda’s work “is putting the utopian internet to rest and illumination the subtle workings of the corporate influence”, writes Vorich. Read the full interview here.
Anne Vieux was interviewed by Alternative Escape about her upcoming solo exhibition Mesh at AKG this month. “This exhibition will create a space for the viewers’ bodies to exist within the mesh of the work, but also an out of body element…potentially a parallel virtual experience.” explains Vieux. Read the full interview here.
Signe Pierce features in the exhibition Cybercy at the UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art, Colorado. Her video work American Reflexxx is part of the exhibition’s exploration around “how the Internet affects perceptions of public and private spaces, as well as how people navigate the real, the digital, and the hyper-real”. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce was interviewed by Samantha Saiyavongsa for Playboy. Pierce is quoted saying, “I’m not afraid to be an artist who embraces new media and uses social media as a platform…The people who need to see art the most are the people who aren’t in the art world.” Read the full article here.
Stine Deja’s exhibition Cyphoria at AKG is mentioned as one of the top 7 art exhibitions to see in London this week by Fad. Tabish Khan describes it as “surreal and imaginative.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda and Arvida Byström’s book Pics or it didn’t happen is reviewed by Jay Gabler for the Tangential. “Pics or It Didn’t Happen complicates the idea of Instagram — or any other online social network — as a “community”, writes Gabler. Read the full article here .
Art Rabbit has named Cyphoria among the top picks of contemporary art not to miss in London this month. Read the full article here.
Cyphoria, Stine Deja’s current exhibition at AKG, is mentioned in Wall Street International. ” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda was interviewed by Widewalls with regards to her latest exhibition “thanks for the add!” at leiminspace in Los Angeles. “It’s a show about my early life online and it deals with this era of sharing things before the social media we know today came up…(it) deals with questions about archiving and with how we put so much faith in the Internet” says Soda. Read the full interview here.
Stine Deja’s Cyphoria at AKG is mentioned on Galleries Now. Read the full article here.
Cyphoria, Stine Deja’s current exhibition at AKG, is reported in Time Out. The author writes: “The London-based artist’s first show at the Bethnal Green space will involve… an immersive installation modelled around an airport departure lounge. ” Read the full article here .
Signe Pierce is reviewed in Purple Art in relation to her debut solo exhibition Virtual Normality in Vienna. Philip Draxler writes : “For her show, Pierce elevated the intimate architecture of the gallery (a former apartment), into a techno-esque living space”, adding that “the artist explores how our hyper-mediated perception tends to alter our conception of “actual reality” within an increasingly virtual world.” Read the full article here.
Stine Deja’s Cyphoria, the current exhibition at AKG, is mentioned by the Cluj-Napoca based contemporary art platform Anti-Utopias. Read the full article here.
Stine Deja’s current exhibition at AKG was reviewed by Dino Bonacic for Because Magazine. Bonacic points to the way that the exhibition proposes “to travel into a cyber world of satire and absurdity, all through her virtual travel agency called Cyphoria.” and how “to enter Deja’s virtual world you really don’t need a passport, just an open mind and a sense of humour.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda and Arvida Byström were interviewed by Paper magazine about their new book ‘Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned From Instagram‘. Annie Felix writes “Pics or It Didn’t Happen is a political and historical statement in direct disobedience of corporation-dictated rules… It’s an addition to your coffee table that actually explores the power of the image in our collective memory, and how deleting an image is akin to deleting a piece of history – if there aren’t any pictures, it didn’t happen.” Read the full article here.
Artsy published an article about the book ‘Pics or It Didn’t Happen: Images Banned From Instagram‘ by Arvida Byström and Molly Soda, featuring photographs that have been banned from Instagram. “The book engages in a dialogue around the policies found across social media, which are designed to keep users safe, though have unintentionally censored artistic freedoms.” writes Molly Gottschalk. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda speaks with Nylon about Instagram. Molly Beauchemin notes: “If Instagram is a space where every photo tells a story, even subversive images become part of the narrative.” Read the full article here.
Anne Vieux is interviewed in The Material issue in March 2017 of MASK Magazine. Vieux is quoted saying: “I’ve seen some work that focuses on the body and the application of technology via the body. I think about the social effects of technology and colour.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda is interviewed in Lonely issue in February 2017 of MASK Magazine. The article “Alone with Molly Soda,” by Randon Rosenbohm, features on ongoing dialogue about the internet and if it does make us more lonely or if brings us closer together. Soda is quoted saying, “A lot of my loneliness is not an act, but it’s also a thing I’m playing with it. Being alone is the only way that I can make the work that I make, because a lot of it is about the things that we do when we’re alone, the way we sort of perform loneliness for other people, and what it means to put it on the internet.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda and her recent exhibition Comfort Zone at AKG are reviewed on Man Repeller. Hannah Keegan writes: “The chaotic mix of Soda’s digital world is unsettling; even more so is the sense of familiarity that sets in after viewing curated glimpses of her ‘real’ life.” Read the full article here.
Ruth Waters’ Generalised Anxiety Relaxation Centre, the closing event of Cacotopia at AKG, was reported by Manu Buttiglione for Droste Effect. Waters is quoted describing the event as: “Generalized Anxiety Relaxation (2016), presented at Annka Kultys Gallery as part of Cacotopia, a group show featuring five recent 2016 MFA graduates, is made up of a series of bookable workshops in meditation, relaxation and self love.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce was interviewed by Nylon magazine in relation to her upcoming exhibitions with AKG and Nathalie Halgand Galerie in Vienna, and her recent collaboration with rapper Big Sean. Pierce is quoted saying: ““Overall, I want to spend this year pushing myself, my work, and my mediums to hit on some new peripheries and hopefully reach some new audiences.” Read the full article here.
Cacotopia, the current exhibition at AKG, has been selected as FAD’s Top five Exhibitions to see in London. “A new show every week in this five week exhibition. I got to lie on a bed and watch a hypnotic saccharine video, while this coming week the gallery will be turned into a yoga studio. All shows are on the theme of a utopia that has an underside to it” reviewer Tabish Khan writes. Read the article here.
Giulia Ponzano chose Cacotopia, as one of her must-see shows in London. More information can be found here.
Molly Soda is featured the the second issue of Gemini Magazine. Order it now here.
Cacotopia was reported by Bluoin Artinfo. The author writes, “The works deal with a collective contemporary anxiety, interspersed with elements of fantasy as coping mechanism.” Read the full article here.
The group exhibition Cacotopia at Annka Kultys Gallery is reviewed in ORGAN. The author writes “for the second part of Cocotopia is equally as compelling as last week’s first part was”. Read the full review here.
Molly Soda is included in Amuses’s article on “7 Female Artists Turning their Bedrooms into Art”. Soda is quoted saying: “My work is interested in what we do within our private spaces and what happens when we make those spaces public”. Read the full article here.
I-D Vice has named Molly Soda one of the “10 Artists on the Art They Want to See in 2017.” Writer Charlotte Jansen notes “Her second solo exhibition at Annka Kultys gallery in East London, ‘Comfort Zone’, at the end of 2016 featured 18 hours of photobooth footage, as well as new resin sculptures of bedroom clutter and beauty paraphernalia.” Read the full article here.
The group exhibition Cacotopia at Annka Kultys Gallery is reviewed in ORGAN. The author writes “a show to return to and engage with over the next few weeks”. Read the full review here.
Annie Rose, editor at Posture Media, interviews Signe Pierce in a conversation focusing on the artist’s aesthetic, influences and femininity. The article also includes exclusive portraits of the artist in Time Square, NY, shot by Phil Gomez. Click here to read more.
Molly Soda’s Comfort Zone, second solo exhibition at AKG is featured in Time Out in “Best Art Exhibitions of 2016” by Eddy B Frankel, art editor of Time Out London magazine. The list includes Abstract Expressionism of The Royal Academy of Art, Anselm Kiefer Exhibitionat White Cube, William Eggleston Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, Animality at Marian Goodman, Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro, Robert Rauschenberg at Tate Modern, Zaha Hadidat The Serpentine, Bruce Nauman at BlainSouthern and Jeff Koons at Newport Street Gallery, Donna Huanca at Zabludowicz Collection and The Ethics of Dust at Houses of Parliament. More information can be found here.
Molly Soda talks about her work, art and the Internet with Darcie Wilder at MTV podcasts. Listen to the podcast here.
In a round-up of Satellite Art Show in Miami, writer Sarah Cascone mentions Signe Pierce’s installation Entropical Getaway in collaboration with Castor Gallery. To read the full article, click here.
Vivi Kalliniku interviews Molly Soda about her work, her nudes and what it means to be online. Vivi writes “Her Twitter feed is a piece of performance art. Her YouTube beauty tutorials have an inimitable style and her take on the digital is what everyone should be talking about.” Read the full interview here.
Ivan Liovik Ebel is interviewed by ArtVerge. The article “Spaces in Between: Analysing Ivan Liovik Ebel’s Relational Aesthetics” not only provides important insights into the artist’s arts making process but also some more personal elements of his character. His work was featured at AKG in Zero Zero summer group exhibition. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s Comfort Zone on view at AKG is featured on This is Tomorrow. Read the full article here.
A conversation between Gretchen Andrew and Curating the Contemporary’s editor, Elisa Giorgi, presents the artist’s solo show HOW TO HOW TO HOW TO at arebyte gallery, London. In the text, Andrew explains: “To me, art has always been about the “otherness” of the world. Art is enriching to our lives because through great art we gain a way of seeing the world that is not our own, that which by definition we could not have understood through our own direct experience. Art is the gift of experiences that we ourselves could not have had directly.” You can read the entire text here.
Anne Vieux has been reviewed by AQNB in relation to her recent exhibition same window, different day in Chicago. You can read the full review here. Her work will be featured at Annka Kultys Gallery in London in April 2017. Save the date!
Viollette Collective interviews Molly Soda via Skype. Listen to the full interview here.
Molly Soda was interviewed with regards to her exhibition Comfort Zone at AKG by Spindle magazine. Victoria Pierce writes, ” Comfort Zone brings together the artist’s exploration of how social media, instant messaging and constant online sharing invades and affects our lives today, blurring the lines between our private and public self.” Read the full article here.
Angela Pippo has reviewed Molly Soda Comfort Zone in Curating the Contemporary. She writes: “Molly Soda’s practice responds to the broad preoccupation with the changing of global social dynamics, and for her second solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, she proposes a new selection of projects by opening the door of her MacBook memory”. Read the full article here.
Iman El Kafrawi reviews Molly Soda’s solo-exhibition Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery for Artefact Magazine. She writes that Comfort Zone “is a raw, authentic view on the way the public world of social media and the Internet is embedded into our ‘private’ lives, and that we are never alone.” To read the full review, click here.
Molly Soda’s solo show, Comfort Zone, has been reviewed by Blouin ArtInfo’s Amanda Avery. You can find the full article here.
Gretchen Andrew exhibition HOW TO HOW TO HOW TO at arebyte gallery has been featured in Rhizome Magazine. The writer delineates the main theme of the show, and writes: “Taking a knowingly disjointed approach, both her exhibition and accompanying events explore the internet as a resource of ingredients from which we each cook up a formulaic, yet individualistic recipe for perfection, whatever that may be.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce’s conversation with Jos Porath is reported in Metal Magazine. With references to cyberfeminism and other concepts the artist explores in her practice, the interview outlines Pierce’s investigation of the boundaries between reality, digitality and deception. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda Comfort Zone has been listed by the writer and curator, Paul Carey-Kent as the gallery show to see in London along with Neo Rauch at David Zwirner, Donna Huanca at Zabludowicz, Cindy Sherman and David Salle at Skarstedt. He writes: “I often feel that artists using new media ending up making ersatz versions of what could been made by other means, but American Molly Soda’s stream of screens, iPads, selfies, messages and images does feel genuinely alternative” in “Choices up Now“. Read the full article here.
Curatorial platform Alternative Escape has interviewed Molly Soda. Her solo show, Comfort Zone, is on view through 12 November at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can read the full interview here.
Marianne Eloise has written a review of Molly Soda’s solo show Comfort Zone at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can find the full article here.
Molly Soda is featured in “How Feminist Photography of the 1970’s Paved the Way for Women Artist Today“. Charlotte Jansen writes: “Simultaneously sexy and imperfect, Hannah Wilke’s SOS Stratification Object Series (1975) recalls the body-hair flouting tactics and censor-defying use of nudity and menstrual blood of young feminist artists, such as Molly Soda.” Read the full article here.
Gloria Cardona interviews Molly Soda on Comfort Zone, the artist’s second solo show with Annka Kultys Gallery, and writes “Molly Soda Challenges the Notion of Private Areas as Safe-havens“. Read the article here.
Yannis Kostarias reviews Ivana Basic’s exhibition and notes: “Annka Kultys gallery’s exhibitions have been remarkable indications of creativity in the long-term vitality of the east London art scene.” You can read the full review here.
Adeleine St has written a thorough review of Ivana Basic’s exhibition Throat wanders down the blade… at Annka Kultys Gallery for AQNB magazine. Describing the work, she writes: “The nape of the neck, a jagged rib, flesh that could once have been a hand, the nub of a heel, oscillating between foetal and decaying…” Read the full review here.
Robert Barry has written about Ivana Basic’s solo exhibition at Annka Kultys Gallery, Throat wanders down the blade... “The work of Ivana Basic takes its starting point from human flesh, in all its horror and ambiguity,” writes Barry in “Aliens Bodies. Ivana Basic at Annka Kultys.” An interview with Ivana Basic follows his introduction as well as an extract of Ivana’s new book published by Annka Kultys Gallery. Read the full article here.
Art Viewer has listed Throat Wanders Down the Blade, Ivana Basic’s solo show at Annka Kultys Gallery. You can view the full post here.
Ivana Basic’s solo show Throat Wanders Down the Blade has been listed by Aujourd’hui. You can view the full piece here.
Jamie Loftus interviews Molly Soda about her artistic practice, while the artist is preparing for her second solo exhibition Comfort Zone on view 14 October 2016 at Annka Kultys Gallery in London. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda is featured on Artnet in “9 Emerging Artist You Need to Know About Right Now“. Listing young artists across America who are catching our eye right now, Caroline Elbaor & Brian Boucher describe Molly Soda’s first ever solo exhibition as “impressive solo show at London’s newly-minted Annka Kultys Gallery”. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce has been interviewed by So Frisch So Gut writer Annekathrin Kohout. Pierce is quoted saying, “I think that social media is a medium. And I’m increasingly interested in the body as a canvas. Or, the body can be the ‘medium’ as well. The body can be the art and the social media can be the gallery. It’s a new institution that we can go to look at art.” You can read the full piece here.
Romily Alice reviews Annka Kultys Gallery’s exhibition Zero Zero for Berlin Art Link. “Zero Zero Proposes a New Post-Internet Landscape” examines the way in which 12 different artists investigate the conjunction between digital and physical spaces, reflecting on the post-internet, post-materiality reality of the present day. Romily Alice says that the show ‘serves to remind us that the positioning of the “virtual” and the “real” in binary opposition to each other no longer reflects the modern experience.’ Read the full review here.
The gallery group exhibition Zero Zero on view at AKG is featured in Mousse Magazine. Find more information here.
Nowness’ feature Zero Zero Takeover reports AKG’s summer group show Zero Zero. Read the full article here.
Zero Zero, at AKG, was reviewed by Robert Barry for The Quietus. Read the full article here .
Madelaine D’Angelo has interviewed Reality Artist Signe Pierce for the Huffington Post. You can read the full article here.
Molly Soda was interviewed by Paper Mag with regards to her latest series of digital paintings inspired by Sex and the City. Soda is quoted saying: “Sex and the City is such a visually-pleasing show to me — the outfits, the city, the fantastical “events” they find themselves at. I wanted to take those elements and combine them with my personal touch and sort of bring their world into my world.” Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce was interviewed by Kristen Cochrane for Slutever, a website that deals predominantly with sexuality and relationships. They speak about American Reflexxx, cyberfeminism and Jean Baudrillard. To read the interview, click here.
Signe Pierce has been profiled by Oxygen. “I like looking for beauty, in banal and boring situations” Pierce says. “I want my work to be beautiful and grotesque.” You can read the full article here.
Vice has interviewed Romke Hoogwaerts about Mossless, a new photography publication that features work by Molly Soda and Signe Pierce. To read the article, an excerpt of an interview between Soda and Arvida Bystrom, and to see the artists’ work included in the publication, click here.
Signe Pierce has been featured in the Spring/Summer issue of Aether art magazine. Included is a selection of her hyperreal photographic works. You can read the full feature here.
Alexandra Gorczynski’s exhibition Never Forever at AKG was reviewed by Mousse Magazine. Gorczynski is quoted saying: “Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the work is its play upon the continuum that exists between traditional painting and new media.” Read the full article here.
Molly Soda is interviewed for the article “How I get By: The Lives of Five American Artists” by Ryan Steadman for the Observer. Read the full article here.
Gretchen Andrew has been interviewed by Elena Giulia Rossi for the magazine Arshake. During the conversation, Andrew explains more about how she approached the world of art after working at Google, and about her current artistic practice during her residence at Arebyte. You can read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s article ‘This Web Artist Is Ditching The Razor And Fighting The Patriarchy’ was featured in the April 2016 issue of Nylon magazine. Read the full article here.
CCS Centre Galleries exhibition Doubly So in Detroit, including works my Molly Soda, is reported in Detroit Free Press. Read the full article here.
Signe Pierce has been interviewed by 52 Insights concerning her and Alli Coates’ video work ‘American Reflexxx’, which now has more then 1,5 million views on YouTube. Referring to the work, the writer reports that “It’s a ballsy, confronting and important piece of work. But all the more interesting because of its sheer originality within this context. A product of the social media generation, Signe is intent on smashing barriers & ideas about what art should or can be. This is art post-everything.” Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s work in the exhibition Doubly So at the CCS Centre Galleries in Detroit is reviewed by Clara DeGalan for the Detroit Art Review. She writes, “Soda’s work in “Doubly So” left me with a grim suspicion that autonomy of image in social media still alludes women, and it’s a problem we are going to have to spend a few more decades thinking our way around.” Read the full article here.
Hello, This is Dash at AKG is reviewed by Aujourd’hui. “Making art by recording his life was a form of both communication and catharsis for Snow” writes the author. Read the full article here.
Hello, this is Dash at AKG is reviewed by Another magazine. Annka Kultys is quoted saying: “Now, I am showing his work because I believe that his works are a bridge between his generation and the new Instagramming generation who also makes the private public.” Read the full article here.
To mark Dash Snow’s exhibition at AKG Dazed has reprinted a 2006 interview with the artist. “I don’t really know much about technique, I just aim to ‘keep the moment’… I feel like technology is a fool’s game” says Dash. Read the full interview here.
Molly Soda’s exhibition From my bedroom to yours at AKG is mentioned in Paul Carey-Kent’s article “Getting Art” in Art Monthly. Read the full article here.
Ittah Yoda’s exhibition at AKG is reviewed by Ambika Rajgopal for Art Asia Pacific. “From their personal narrative, Ittah Yoda imbue their works with an individual and cultural specificity, which results from a transcultural collaboration”, writes Rajgopal. Read the full article here.
Ittah Yoda’s collaboration and exhibition I Think Mango You Say Salmon at AKG is detailed by Aric Miller in his article “Ittah Yoda and the Yin and Yang of Artist Collaboration’ on 1 Granary. The duo are quoted saying: “Maybe we are continuing this collaboration because we thought that on our own we wouldn’t have made enough good, relevant or strong work, whereas together we can strike a perfect balance.” Read the full article here.