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Artists Gibson/Martelli re-imagine ‘dazzle’ camouflage as tribal markings for invisible performers, moving within an installation, activated by the free downloadable MANA App  to get a taster!

Sasha Bowles completed her MA at Wimbledon College of Art in 2013. Bowles had a recent solo show Doo-plis-i-tee at 286 Gallery, London, (2016). Selected group exhibitions include: Complicity, Collyer Bristow Gallery, The Crash Open & Photo and Print Open (Charlie Dutton), Bonfire of the Vanities, (Display Gallery), Discernible (Zeitgeist Arts Projects), Catalyst, Lubomirov Angus Hughes Gallery& Husk Gallery, Barbican Arts Trust, The Lynn Painter Stainers,The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (invited artist) and The Discerning Eye (winning the Benton Prize).  In 2014 she was selected for Oriel Davis, The Open West, Future Map and Discerning Eye.  Bowles co-curated and exhibited in ‘Bodies That Matter’ at ArtLacuna and co-produced The Bodies That Matter 3 publication. She also exhibited in a 4-man show ‘A Virtual Topography’, at Husk Gallery. In 2015 Bowles exhibited in group exhibitions at Standpoint Gallery, Husk Gallery, Day + Gluckman, The Crypt Gallery, Lubomirov Angus-Hughes and The Display Gallery. In 2016 she was part of Complicity, Collyer Bristow Gallery, Curated by Rosalind Davis. In 2016 she co-curated COUNTER_FITTERS at the Geddes Gallery, King’s Cross. Bowles has work in private and public collections in Britain, Europe and America. She lives and works in London.   Twitter & Instagram: @sashabowles1


Rosalind Davis is an artist and a graduate of The Royal College of Art (2005) and Chelsea College of Art (2003) and curator at Collyer Bristow Gallery. Davis has exhibited nationally and internationally.  Davis has had several solo shows in London; the Bruce Castle Museum (2013), John Jones Project Space, Julian Hartnoll Gallery (2009) The Residence Gallery (2007) and The Stephen Lawrence Centre.  Selected group exhibitions have been at the Courtauld Institute, Standpoint Gallery, Transition Gallery, the Lion and Lamb Gallery, CoExist, The Roundhouse, Phoenix Brighton, ASC Gallery, APT Gallery, The Modern Language Experiment, Lubomirov Angus Hughes Gallery& Husk Gallery and she has been selected for The ING Discerning Eye and the Lynn Painters Stainers Prize in the past Her work is held in a number of private collections and a public collection.

Collyer Bristow Gallery (where Davis is a curator) is a bespoke gallery with a dynamic exhibition programme housed within a law firm. Her first exhibition there; Complicity. Artifice and Illusion was reviewed by Art Top 10; ‘Cracking Show. Superb Artists. Brilliantly curated.’ Previous co-curatorial projects have been at Standpoint Gallery, Geddes Gallery (with Bowles and Jokhova) and with ZAP at Bond House Gallery (ASC).  Davis has an expertise in the arts and creative sector. She previously co-directed and developed two innovative and dynamic artist’s educational, membership and exhibition arts organizations; Zeitgeist Arts Projects (ZAP 2012-15) and Core Gallery (2009-11,) based in London.Davis also teaches across the country at galleries, arts organisations and universities including the RCA, Camden Arts Centre and the ICA.   Twitter: @rosalinddavis   Instagram:rosalindnldavis



Justin Hibbs (b. 1971, Poole, UK) studied at Central St. Martins, London (1991-94) and currently lives and works in London. He has exhibited his work both nationally and internationally, and has also curated a series of artist-led exhibitions. Solo shows include Alias_Re_Covered (2015) at Carroll / Fletcher; PARA/SITE (2013) and Secondary Modern (2010) at Christinger De Mayo gallery, Zurich, Switzerland; Altneuland (2007), Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland; Metroparadisiac (2006) and I'll Wait for you (2005) at the One in the Other Gallery, London. Recent group exhibitions (2016) include Abstraction II Arroniz Gallery / Mexico, Complicity, Collyer Bristow Gallery, Counterfitters, Geddes Gallery. London (2016) Catalyst, Lubomirov Angus Hughes Gallery & Husk Gallery / London (2015) Pencil/Line/Eraser (2014), Carroll / Fletcher, London; Superstructures (2013), Arronitz Arte, Mexico City; Oh My Complex, Kunstverien Stuttgart, Germany; Temples to The Domestic, Clifford Chance, London; Lost Properties, Coleman Projects, London; Polemically Small, Torrence Art Museum, California (all 2012); and Dawnbreakers (2010), Hansard Gallery, Southampton.

His curatorial projects include Misfits (2010) at Galerie DS Contemporary Art, Belgium; Working Space I and II (2008) at the University of the Arts Gallery, London and Lucy Mackintosh Gallery respectively; and News from Nowhere (2005) at Lucy Mackintosh Gallery. His work was selected for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010.   Twitter & Instagram: @justinjhibbs



Evy Jokhova is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice engages with dialogue and relationships between Social anthropology, Architecture, Philosophy and Art. A graduate of MA Political Communications, Goldsmiths College and MA Fine Art, Royal College of Art, Jokhova is the recipient of the BSR Bursary Award (2016), Art Council Individual Grant Award (2012) and has been nominated for John Ruskin Prize (2014), Griffin Art Prize (2014) and Conran Foundation Awards (2011). She has been artist-in-residence at das weisse  haus, Vienna (2016), Florence Trust, London (2008-09) and Schauraum, Vienna (2009). Recent exhibitions include: 'We work in the dark...', Rye Creative Centre, UK; 'In between #1', das weisse haus, Vienna, AT; 'Prison Drawing Project', Scarbrough, UK; 'Mimesis' (with Amelia Critchlow), Westminster Reference Library, London, UK; 'Sketch for a British Business', Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, London, UK; 'Allotment: Revolution', SALT Gallery, Istanbul, TR; 'No one lives in the real world', Standpoint Gallery, London, UK; 'Play/Game/Place/State', Day + Gluckman, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, UK. Upcoming in 2016: 'Staccato', site-specific installation in the chapel at House of St Barnabas, London with Marcelle Joseph Projects and Telling Tales at Collyer Bristow Gallery. Jokhova is the founder of the Allotment project - a series of collaborative dinners and talks about the relationship between the politics of food and society.  Twitter & Instagram: @evyjokhova



Over the past decade Gibson/Martelli have shown nationally and internationally, undertaking a series of commissions and residencies in America, Canada, Australia and the UK. Formerly known as igloo, their first collaboration WindowsNinetyEight was nominated for a BAFTA. They have received awards and commissions internationally, from National Endowment for Science Technology and Art (NESTA), the Henry Moore Foundation, the Arts Council England, and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). They exhibit in galleries, institutions, theaters and festivals around the world including The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), the Barbican, SIGGRAPH, ISEA, The Royal Opera House, Royal Festival Hall & 52nd Venice Biennale. Their work is included in various private and public collections, and most recently they were artists-in-residence at Dartmouth College (Hanover, USA) with a solo exhibition at the Jaffe-Friede Gallery. Recent and Upcoming exhibitions and talks include: Digital Revolution, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens; Watch-Me-Move, VDNH, Moscow; Lumen Prize Exhibition, Calahan Gallery, New York; Complicity at Collyer Bristow Gallery, London and VR UK Conference, Ravensbourne College, London.   Twitter & Instagram: @Gibsonmartelli



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