Pantone 705 C
Marita Fraser, Axel Koschier, Alex Lawler, Lillian O'Neil, Florian & Michael Quistrebert

Pantone 705 C This exhibition uses Pantone colour 705 C as a device to physically bind the artworks in this exhibition together and to create a broader metaphor for a type of artistic production whose qualities derive from an interest in structure or systems. Pantone 705 C focuses on abstract art making and the construction of visual and spatial notions of form and space. The show is an exercise in exploring the immersive and sensual qualities of colour guided by the mechanics of Pantone’s colour-library.

Lillian O'Neil
'Storm', 2013 

Collage on foamcore
635mm x 345mm
Courtesy the artist and The Commercial, Sydney

About the artists:

In this exhibition Marita Fraser presents an assemblage of collages and paintings examining the tension between abstraction and representation that sit within their own suspended sculptural field. Using freestanding screen-like supports, the two dimensional works ask to be considered within a sculptural context. Marita is an Australian artist living and working in London. She completed her studies in Fine Art at the Academy of Fine Art Vienna in 2010, studying under professor Heimo Zobernig. Recent exhibitions include, Marita Fraser, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna and Something New, Josh Lilley Gallery, London. Marita Fraser is represented by Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna and James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney.

The work of Axel Koschier investigates the visual and experiential qualities of systems, language and material. His recent projects include “li fof ifo” (“last in first out” / “first in first out”) at Kerstin Engholm Gallery, in which Koschier complied an archive of all the material that accumulated in his studio over a 5 year period. Arranged in a series of 4- meter long shelves, the qualities of objects and artworks both finished and unfinished merged into one all-encompassing composition. This continuity of objecthood revealed only a series of inter-relational dialogues and disintegrated any articulation of hierarchy or static notion of ‘art object’. For this project he will develop further this language of individual works being painting sculpture and drawing, encompassed somehow into some kind of greater whole. Axel is an Austrian artist, living and working in Vienna. Axel is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Art Vienna, 2011 and was a recent recipient of The Austrian Cultural Department’s stipend and studio residency to Tokyo. Recent exhibitions include Nuit black, Galerie Les Singuliers, Paris, and Sedimente, Kerstin Engholm Gallery, Vienna.

Alex Lawler will contribute works that integrate disparate elements including found materials, ready-made and artist-made surfaces and prop-like objects to orchestrate situational exchanges between art and non-art. Lawler’s concerns include investigations into the speculative, functional, sensual and didactic possibilities of painting. His practice examines the formal and aesthetic qualities of post minimalism through the lens of sensation, memory and the unconscious. Alex Lawler is a British / Australian artist and recently graduated with a MFA from Goldsmiths London. Recent exhibitions include the solo exhibition City Lights, Das Städtische Museum Engen + Galerie, Germany.

The works of Lillian O'Neil use analogue collage techniques to create expansive abstractions of the recorded world. Through the use of colour, pattern and repetition, representational images are transformed and transfigured into new views onto reconstructed worlds. Her works can be seen as re-enactments of the psychological experience of time and vision. In this exhibition her collage work will be posited into the framing systems constructed in the space to realise new ways of viewing representational space. Lillian O’Neil is an Australian artist who lives and works in Sydney, Australia. Recent exhibitions include the solo exhibition, Total Romance, at The Commercial, Sydney and Love Bomb at MOP, Sydney. Lillian O’Neil is represented by The Commercial, Sydney.

The work of Florian & Michael Quistrebert’s is often cited as related to mystical or occult symbolism as well as to design, architecture and modernism. What permeates through the experience of their visual language is a desire to find essential criteria in the legacy of modernism’s drive to progress and mechanisation. This sits alongside a treatment of materiality that is insistent on dematerialisation and devolution – a subversion of the archetype of the modernist façade. The Quistreberts recently completed a residency at the Rilksakademie, Amsterdam and recent exhibitions include the solo exhibitions Laure & Jane Dumond, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris, and Amnesic Cisenma, Dolores - Ellen de Bruijn Projects, Amsterdam. Florian & Michael Quistrebert are represented by Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris. 

Images of the show 

General view of Room 1

Alex Lawler

Celestial Navigation (...and the persistence of memory), 2013 
photographic print on chiffon, perspex

Celestial Navigation (...and the persistence of memory), 2013 
photographic print on chiffon, perspex
Axel Koschier 

Lilian O'Neil

Storm, 2013
Collage on foamcore
635mm x 345mm

Pool side thunder, 2013
collage on foamcore
70 x 70cm
 Marita Fraser

O.T. 2013

O.T installation view 

Florian & Michael Quistrebert (Room 2)
Untitled (tartans), 2010
video, 1'54 looped

The One

ROOM 1 & 2 at The Mews Project



Models of Bodies.
An elevated sheet of plywood.
One table or bed.
A camera, tripod or bed.
An animated catalogue.

Carlos Correia

Common Room at The Mews Project

La Place du Spectateur I
Carlos Correia

"In the series ironically called La Place du Spectateur there is a kind of radicalization of Carlos Correia’s painting process:
the artist meets the still powerful images of one of the "founding fathers" of Modernity, Edouard Manet."

Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, 2013

The Mews Radio Programme - Episode 2 Beatriz Albuquerque

The Mews Radio Programme - Episode 2

Beatriz Albuquerque

"Sound Sculpture: A Poet in New York"

Duration: 18m 54s

The Mews Radio Programme is a curatorial project started in October 2021.
It is curated by Manuela São Simão and it aims to present different possibilities 
of work for radio.

The project's first episode was transmitted by the Portuguese web-based 
Radio Zero (Lisbon),by the British Resonance FM (London) and Mobile Radio 
at the Bienal de São Paulo. 

The Mews Radio Programme first episode presented a piece by the German 
sound and media artist Christoph Korn.  His work was the first of a series 
inspired by the theme of silence. 

The second episode, by Beatriz Albuquerque, will be presented at The Mews 
Common Room as well as broadcasted on the Radio platforms for which the 
piece was conceived.

Presentation in The Mews Common Room: 
8th December from 17 - 21 

The first radio transmission of the piece will be on 9th December from 
Mobile Radio Project at the 30th Bienal de São Paulo: 
17:40 - UK time, 15:40 - Brazilian time -http://mobile/

Further dates will be announced at the Mews website for
Radio Broadcasts at:

Taus Makhacheva

Taus Makhacheva
On historical ideals of labour in the country that conquered space

Private View Saturday the 16th of February 17-21 hours.

Open every Saturday until the 2nd of March or by appointment 12-18 hours.

Mariana Silva

P/p - a solo show by Mariana Silva

screening at The Whitechapel 
Thursday the 10th at 7pm

Booking essential:

Followed by The opening of the solo show at The Mews Project
7pm onwards

Christoph Korn The Mews Radio program Series # 1

 The Mews Radio Programme:

Christoph Korn
The Mews Radio programme Episode # 1
curated by Manuela São Simão


Mobile Radio Project @ 30th Bienal de São Paulo
Friday, 21 st September at 9pm (London time – 5pm, São Paulo time)

Radio Zero 

Saturday, 22 nd September at 19:00
Sunday, 23 rd 
September at15:00
Monday, 24 th 
September at 22:00

Resonance Fm