Daniel Herrmann and Damien Meade talk about the London Open and how to apply to major competitions.
The London Open is the Whitechapel Gallery’s triennial open submission exhibition. Having been in existence in several formats for more than 80years, the exhibition is open for any artist living and working in London over the age of 25. Two-time participant Damien Meade and Curator Daniel F. Herrmann discuss different models of Open Submission Exhibitions, and consider practical aspects for artists preparing applications.
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About Daniel Herrmann:
Daniel F. Herrmann is an Art Historian from Hamburg, Germany. As Eisler Curator and Head of Curatorial Studies at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, his previous exhibitions include The London Open (2015); The Max Mara Art Prize for Women: Corin Sworn (2015);Hannah Höch (2014); Gillian Wearing (2012) and John Stezaker (2011). He is currently working on an international touring retrospective of the work of British artist Eduardo Paolozzi, opening at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2017. He is Joint Courseleader of the MA Curating the Contemporary, taught jointly by The Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University and the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
About Damien Meade:
Damien Meade is an Irish artist who lives and works in London. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Damien Meade & Natasza Niedziolka, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin (2015), Insomniac, Singular Galerija, Pula, Croatia (2015), Sudo, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich (2015).
Recent group shows include The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2015), Suspicion, Jerwood Space, London (2014), Shape Shifters, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles (2013), Beastly Hall, Hall Place, Bexley, Kent (2013), Unspecific Objects, Malgras|Naudet Manchester and The Royal Standard, Liverpool (2013), The John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool (2012), SV12, Studio Voltaire, London (2012).