Cypher BILLBOARD

 

Current and Forthcoming 

BOUNDS: Exhibition

17 Jul – 22 Oct 2019

skelf.org.uk

A group exhibition curated by Cypher BILLBOARD for online project space Skelf. This web-based show hopes to extend conversations taking place on the billboard site whilst exploring the relations it has to Skelf’s online space.

Dan Mitchell, Hello Stupid Eyes

7 - 28 August 2019 | Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

A new site specific commission by Dan Mitchell developed for the Cypher BILLBOARD site.

Hello Stupid Eyes: Abnormal Hypnotherapy

Wednesday 21st August 2019, 7-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Join us at the Cypher BILLBOARD site for abnormal therapy and hypnosis by Dr Robert Laing, with live instrumental by The Rebel.

Larry Achiampong, PAN AFRICAN FLAGS FOR THE RELIC TRAVELLERS’ ALLIANCE, MOTION

5 - 27 September 2019 | Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

A new site specific commission by Larry Achiampong developed for the Cypher BILLBOARD site.

RELIC TRAVELLER: Film Screenings 

Thursday 19th September 2019, 6-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

An evening of screenings of films from within the Relic Traveller series by artist Larry Achiampong, to accompany his Cypher Billboard installation, PAN AFRICAN FLAGS FOR THE RELIC TRAVELLERS’ ALLIANCE, MOTION.

To Be So Entangled: Resistance / Complicity / Collaboration

Sunday 20 October 2019, 3-5pm | Hot Milk Cafe, 1 Maidstone Road, London, England, N11 2TR 

An Art Licks Weekend 2019 discussion event considering resistance, complicity, and collaboration within collective organisational practice in the arts; programmed to mark the closing of online exhibition BOUNDS.

More events coming soon...

Watch this space!

 

Archive

soft/WALL/studs, 65goddex65

8 - 30 July 2019

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Wouldn't you like to move in a different direction? In new work for the billboard site, soft/WALL/studs explore the form of billboard and banner advertisement. Let the Goddex listen to your desires: direct message your wishes to 65goddex65 on Instagram now. 

Day of crypt0fferings

Sunday 14 July 2019, 1-4pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Join us for drinks and a 'burning cyber-ritual’ to accompany Singapore based collective soft/WALL/studs' new billboard artwork ‘65goddex65’.

Jennifer Martin, Britain Been Rotten

5 - 30 June 2019

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

As the old British dental saying goes, ‘don’t let the rot set in’. In new work developed for the billboard site, Jennifer channels the mythology of the ‘tooth worm’. She posits the fictitious parasite, imagined to be the cause of toothache and pain, as analogous to the immigrant/migrant, the mythical cause of rot as espoused by hostile government policy.

Britain Been Rotten: Reading

Saturday 22 June 2019, 7-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Join us for drinks, readings, and a preview of new work by Jennifer Martin, to accompany her Cypher BILLBOARD poster work, Britain Been Rotten.

SOCIAL LIFE IN THE INSECT WORLD

Wednesday 29 May 2019, 7-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

A muddy selection of sounds, punch, snacks and karaoke, to accompany EILIS + JAKOB's Cypher BILLBOARD commission TWO 4 ONE. All insects and friends welcome. More sugar TBC. 

EILIS + JAKOB, TWO 4 ONE

2 - 30 May 2019

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by EILIS + JAKOB, a site-specific artist response for the Cypher BILLBOARD site. TWO 4 ONE is a love poem written to activate the "nothing" that the billboard faces, exploring W.H. Auden's assertion that poetry actively makes “nothing” happen.

Cypher BILLBOARD 2019 Fundraiser

Thursday 11 April 2019, 7-11pm

The George Tavern, 373 Commercial Road, London, E1 0LA

An evening of music, readings + performances from:

DON’T FREAK OUT / ORIGINAL COPY: JOHN STRUTTON + RICARRDO CARBONE / TAMU NKIWANE / ANDREW HART / JAMES STOOKE-VAUGHAN / JENNIFER MARTIN / + more tbc ...

Cypher BILLBOARD x RCA Information Meeting

Monday 18 March 2019, 1pm

Room FRA127, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2EU

An opportunity to hear more about the Cypher BILLBOARD project and upcoming 2019 programme ahead of the current open call deadline.

FAKERS: Booklet Binding and Discussion Group

Sunday 16 December 2018, 4pm

Thames-Side Studios Gallery, Harrington Way, Woolwich, SE18 5NR 

Join the artists for an informal discussion about themes around the exhibition, and hand-bind your own catalogue to take away.

FAKERS: Threads of Interest Tour

Saturday 8 December 2018, 4pm

Thames-Side Studios Gallery, Harrington Way, Woolwich, SE18 5NR 

A tour of the FAKERS exhibition.

FAKERS: Exhibition

Preview: Friday 30 November 2018, 6.30-8.30pm 

Exhibition continues: 1 - 16 December 2018

Thames-Side Studios Gallery, Harrington Way, Woolwich, SE18 5NR

FAKERS brings together eleven female artists whose work demonstrates a deep understanding of technical process. The exhibition explores how their contemporary methods are able to question and redefine historical and gendered notions of the term ‘craft’. 

Perfection by the Lines: Fine Art Perspiration: Performance

Thursday 30 October 2018, 7-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

A performance developed by Francesca Tamse in collaboration with Mellor & Banks, to mark the closing of her Cypher Billboard installation, Perfection by the Lines: Fine Art Perspiration.

Francesca Tamse, Perfection by the Lines: Fine Art Perspiration

5 - 30 October 2018

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Francesca Tamse, developed for Art Licks Weekend 2018, with its theme of Peripheries. Perfection by the Lines: Fine Art Perspiration is a collaboration with Mellor & Banks art handling company, that thinks through what it means to perform masculinity in public space. 

Panel Discussion: Art in the Public Realm: Creating Experiences

Friday 24th August 2018, 7-8pm
Camden People's Theatre, 58 - 60 Hampstead Road, NW1 2PY 

Join Glass Cloud Gallery for the finale of their ACE funded summer of exhibitions. During this hour, the panel will introduce their public facing projects and together will explore reasons for creating them and celebrate their benefits. The panel will include Erin Hughes, speaking on behalf of Cypher Billboard.

Faking It: Collage Workshop

Wednesday 8th August 2018, 12-2pm
The Baytree Centre, 300-302 Brixton Rd, London SW9 6AE

A workshop with young people from The Baytree Centre, led by Milly Peck, considering ideas of fakery in relation to the dissemination of images via advertising and digital modes of communication. Participants will look at social media and discuss how images are constantly altered and manipulated presenting a false or warped representation of reality, particularly in relation to the representation of the body and gender.

DON'T FREAK CL!VE OUT

Sunday 29th April 2018, 5-11pm

Grow Tottenham, Ashley House, N17 9LZ

Cypher Billboard is joining forces with Harry's Helpers to bring you a night of of musical fun[d]raising to get you sweating out a two-step; featuring bluesy-folk double-act COSKEYASS, soulful duo NEPO TEMKO, digi-soul outfit CL!VE, funkadelic troupe DON'T FREAK OUT, and DJs into the night for those serious about the boogie.

Cypher Billboard 1st Edition Closing Drinks!

Thursday 22nd February, 8pm 

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Join us for a celebratory drink and see the final work in a series of five site-specific artworks for the Cypher Billboard site -  Amba Sayal-Bennett in collaboration with Ralph Hunter-Menzies: Crazy Talk.

Cypher Billboard Discussion Group

Thursday 22nd February, 7pm 
The Big Green Bookshop, Unit 1, Brampton Park Road, N22 6BG

A reading group in conjunction with the February instalment of Cypher Billboard. Taking graffiti as a starting point for thinking about creative practices embedded within the everyday, the proposed text for discussion is an excerpt from social theorist Marcel De Certeau’s The Practice of Everyday Life (1988).

Amba Sayal-Bennett in collaboration with Ralph Hunter-Menzies, Crazy Talk

2 - 28 February 2018

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Amba Sayal-Bennett in collaboration with Ralph Hunter-Menzies, the fifth and final instalment in a series of five site-specific artist responses. Crazy Talk is the result of a joint exploration of surface intervention through text and mark making. The work developed out of a shared interest in the material history of the billboard site, a multi-layered surface, often bearing signs of wear and tear or vandalism. 

Relocation: Making Collages

Wednesday 24 January 2018, 5-7pm

Trinity at Bowes, Palmerston Rd, London N22 8RA

A workshop with young people from Trinity at Bowes Youth, led by Felicity Hammond. Participants will make collages exploring ideas around consumerism, discussing the differences between what people need and what people want

Milly Peck, Rinse and Repeat

2 - 29 January 2018

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Milly Peck, the fourth instalment in a series of five site-specific artist responses. Rinse and Repeat parodies the format of the billboard as a physical site for the continual regeneration of the image.


Rinse and Repeat Print Launch

Tuesday 9 January 2018, 6-9pm

The Step, 101 Myddleton Road, N22 8NE

Cypher celebrates the launch of the Billboard boxset, with a print sale of limited edition screenprints by Milly Peck.

Felicity Hammond, Relocation

2 - 29 December 2017

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Felicity Hammond, the third instalment in a series of five site-specific artist responses. In recent work, Felicity has been extracting imagery from architectural renders and bringing them into the physical space through creating 3D photo-sculptures.

Erin Laura Hughes, Home Me 3

2 - 29 November 2017

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Erin Laura Hughes, the second instalment in a series of five site-specific artist responses. Recent work by Erin Laura Hughes depicts simple interiors using home improvement materials to look curiously at our implied domesticated desires. 

Home Me 3: PV and Film Screening

Saturday 4 November 2017, 6-9pm

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

An evening of screenings to launch the second instalment of Cypher Billboard, with work by Patrick Goddard, Daniel Schine Lee, Amba Sayal-Bennett, and Gray Wielebinski in collaboration with Georgia Lucas-Going; programmed by Erin Laura Hughes.

Holly Graham, After Harry Jacobs: Outside

29 September - 29 October 2017

Domino Houses Billboard, Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

New work by Holly Graham, the first in a series of five site-specific artist responses. After Harry Jacobs: Outside builds upon a body of work centred around studio images taken from the extensive archive of late South London-based photographer Harry Jacobs, now housed in the Lambeth Archives. 

Billboard: Artists in Conversation with Jon Horrocks

Sunday 1 October 2017, 4-5.30pm
The Springfield, 133 Bounds Green Road, N11 2PP

Exhibiting artists discuss overlapping concerns within their practices, with reference to their individual responses to the Billboard site. This event is part of Art Licks Weekend 2017.

Cypher Billboard Launch with Art Licks Weekend 2017 

Thursday 28 September 2017, 6-9pm
Domino Houses Billboard, 117 Bounds Green Road, N22 8YB

Cypher launches Billboard with Art Licks Weekend 2017. Presenting new work by Holly Graham; the first in a series of five site-specific artist responses.

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