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David Bloor, Lulu Cottell, Katya Lewis

Thursday 26 April to Sunday 29 April 2018 open from 12noon to 5pm
Private View  |  Thursday 26 April from 6pm to 8pm

This exhibition marks the culmination of A.P.T’s one-year studio residency for David Bloor, Lulu Cottell
and Katya Lewis within our Graduate Studio Award Programme

David Bloor

"Being around predominantly visual artists has informed my practice greatly during this year, visual art influencing sound art, a slow osmosis through the walls of APT. This I find interesting, sound travels but isn’t visual art supposed to stay put? Thanks for opportunity, community & education".

David Bloor
David Bloor  Sound systems (2018)

Emergent behaviour is not dependent on its individual parts, but on their relationships to one another. It cannot be predicted by examination of a system's individual parts. It can only be predicted, managed, or controlled by understanding the parts and their relationships. 
A colony of wood ants move across paper attached to a wall, Tiglio, Italy; a raft of teal ducks skim flies from the water surface, Mývatn, Iceland. Sonic events recorded in forensic detail, transferred into systems that may reveal mechanical weaknesses and imperfections or rendered silence. Physical process at play, friction, tension, resistance and vibration, transduction of multiple surface disruptions.

Education: MA Sound Art, London College of Communication, London (2016)
Performance:  Duo with Helen Frosi, Cafe Oto, London (2018); Unknown Devices, LCC, London (2018); Trajectory, David Toop, Rie Nakajima, David Bloor, APT Gallery, London (2017); Duo with Rie Nakajima, 100 years Gallery, London (2017); Psycogeographicalmapsplaining, Vinyl Deptford, London (2017); Metalwork, The Tank @ Silver Road, London (2016); Noodlebar, Rotterdam (2016); Community Composition, Linear Obsessional Live, London (2016), Performing Recording, APT LIve, London (2016); Care Work, Noisemachin, London (2016); Duo with Rahel Kraft, Linear Obsessional Live, London (2016); Care Work, Lewisham Arthouse, London (2016); Acts reActs Residency, Wimbledon College of Arts, London (2016); Mixture, Union Chapel, London (2015); Boundary Music, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (2015); Bob Cobbiiiiiiing Live, Raven Row Gallery, London (2015), Unknown Devices, Ryans Bar, London (2015); Solo, Lewisham Arthouse, London (2015); Solo, Sines & Squares Festival, Manchester (2014).
Exhibitions: Touchstone, APT Gallery, London (2017); Sounding DIY, Chalton Gallery, London (2017); Bodies that Matter, Flat Time House, London (2016); 1:1, Cafe Oto Project Space, London (2015).   
Commissions The Composition of Urban Material & Surface, LCC, London (2018); 24hr Community Composition, Sanctuary Lab, Galloway Forest, Scotland (2017);
Releases Care Work, Sort Error (2018); Hafnir, Self (2018); Axis, Linear Obsessional (2017); Quiver, Game of Life (2017); Capacity & Resistance, Linear Obsessional (2017); A bird in the Hand, Self (2016); Performance for a White Wall, Self (2015); The One Who Lives in Trees, Self (2015); Fathers, Sons, Ghosts, Self (2014); A Fear of Swimming, Self (2014); Life, Self (2014); A History of Silence, Self (2014); Fly Him See, Self (2014); It’s Not a Name I Was Born With, Game of Life (2013).
Sound for Film: A Walk Back to the Last London by Way of Watling Street, Andrew Kotting; This Illuminated World is Full of Stupid Men, Andrew Kotting; Is This Where You Are Leaving Me? Nick Gordon Smith; Fever Hospital, Nick Gordon Smith; Seven Voices in Amber, Hung Chun Wang.
Awards A.P.T. Graduate Studio Award, A.P.T. Gallery, London (2017).

instyagram #davidbloorartist

Lulu Cottell

“I feel really fortunate to have been part of A.P.T’s graduate programme over the past year. My practice has had the chance to develop a lot in this time, being influenced by the other artists and exhibitions here at A.P.T. I found opportunities like curating the member’s show really rewarding, particularly as it taught me a lot about the curatorial process. I am very grateful to all the support I have had from A.P.T and all its artists.”

Lulu Cottell
Lulu Cottell in collaboration with Edward Rowe  Installation (2018)

Education:  BA (Hons) Fine Art, Falmouth University (2016), Foundation Diploma, Kingston University (2013)
Group Exhibitions:  HOW TO SWIM Exhibit F: Dive, Victoria Baths, Manchester (2017); Touchstone - Members Show, A.P.T Gallery, London (2017); FOMO; Falmouth Art Publishing Fair, Cornwall (2016); HOW TO SWIM Exhibit B: Treading Water, Victoria Baths, Manchester; The Tears of Things, The Exchange Gallery, Penzance (2017); WHATCHAMACALLIT Exhibition at the Project Space, Bankley Mill Studios, Manchester (2016); A.P.T LIVE, London (2016); BA Fine Art Degree Show, Falmouth University, Cornwall (2016); Schism Exhibition, The Polly, Falmouth (2015); Fine Art Foundation show, Kingston (2013); Limbo Exhibition with Endmore Collective, Tower Bridge Studios, London (2012)
Awards and Prizes: Graduate Studio Award A.P.T, London (2017); Thomas Arno Fund, Haberdashers’ Askes, London (2017); The Mary Root and Thompson Award, Falmouth University (2016); Porthmeor Studios Residency, St Ives (2016) 

Website: (currently under construction)
instagram  @lulu_cottell


Katya Lewis

“I've had a fantastic time at A.P.T and will be sorry to leave. The graduate studio award has allowed me a sustained period of production which will culminate in the coming show.”

Katya Lewis
Katya Lewis  Mother’s Milk 2018

Education:  PG Dip Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London (2017);  BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Reading (2013)                                                                     
Solo exhibitions: Katya Lewis: the light in this place bluer the trees less green, Intrinsic Value Investors (IVI), London (2016)
Group exhibitions: Royal Academy Schools Show, Royal Academy Schools, London (2017);  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2017);  R.A. Schools + J.M. Finn, London (2017); Premiums - Interim Projects, Royal Academy of Arts, London (2016);
Awards and Prizes: Gold Medal, Royal Academy Schools, London (2017); André Dunoyer de Segonzac Hon RA Prize, Royal Academy Schools, London (2017); A.P.T. Graduate Studio Award, A.P.T. Gallery, London (2017); Sir Frank and Lady Short Award, Royal Academy Schools, London (2016); Bursary, Royal Academy Schools, London (2014-16); Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Reading (2012)
Collections: Intrinsic Value Investors (IVI)