A collaborative project with
Anglepoise®, Strong Island & The University of Portsmouth.
10 artists/designers twinned with 10 photographers and an Anglepoise® light.
The website plots the progress of their processes and outcome. A year long project ending in a series of exhibitions and 10 posters / 10 videos.
www.anglepoise.com/ www.strong-island.co.uk/ www.port.ac.uk/ #creatingbalance
Exhibition Dates Currently:
10 January - 16th March 2014
Launch 10th January 2014
aspex, The Vulcan Building
Portsmouth PO1 3BF
13th September - 2nd October 2013
Launch Night 12th September 7-9pm
Speakeasy Espresso & Brew Bar, 3 Lowndes Court, Carnaby, London,
W1F 7HD as part of
The London Design Festivalwww.speakeasycoffee.co.uk/ We were also featured as part of
19th September 2013
Sackler Centre, Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL
South Kensington, Seminar Room 1.
Talk / Seminar 1.30pm - 3pm
www.vam.ac.uk/ 9th November - 14th December
The Brooks, Winchester, SO23 8QY
Wonderful to get a mention in last week’s London Evening Standard for Roo Abrook’s Butterfly Anglepoise Lamp. It was also on the front of the newspaper and at the top of the House and Garden section. Thanks to Barbara Chandler for the feature.
Sorry now found :[ keep an eye out for more around the city or visit Southsea Coffee, Pie & Vinyl, Head Hairdressers, Bored of Southsea, Make Craft Cafe, Like a Tea Tray in The Sky, All About Tea or Portsmouth Brewhouse and Kitchen.
More Yellow Token winners today at Aspex Gallery. They won Ltd Edition print by Roo Abrook, Vinyl Record from Strong Island, Ltd Edition print by Russell Squires, signed stencil by Farkfk and an Adam Bridgland Tote Bag. Well done to all. Many more prizes left so keep an eye out for yellow tokens around Portsmouth and search #creatingbalance
Mix Match Monster Mash-Up workshop today at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth. Run by artists Rob Luckins and Barry Abrook. A great turnout and here are some of the outcomes. All work will be on display with the main Creating Balance exhibition until 16th March.
The University of Portsmouth has a student TV station on campus called CCITV and today we were featured in a Creating Balance Special. Interviews with Simon Terry - Innovation & Brand Director, Anglepoise, Jack Daly - student and one of the participants, Paul Gonella - from Strong Island and one of the participants and Claire Sambrook - Project Leader and University Lecturer. Many thanks to all the students that filmed, edited and put the show together.
More lucky winners at aspex gallery for the Creating Balance Yellow Token prize draw. Thanks to I Love Dust, Allot in a Box, Pie & Vinyl and Roo Abrook for donating the prizes to these winners. Look out for the tokens around the city and at Southsea Coffee, Bored of Southsea, Make Craft Cafe, Head Hairdressing, Pie & Vinyl, Portsmouth Brewhouse and Kitchen and Like a Tea Tray in The Sky.
Our Mix Match Monster Mash-up workshop at @aspexportsmouth on sunday is now free thanks to @anglepoise360 who have kindly paid for the workshop. So if you want to come down and spend the afternoon making mosters out of our custom sticker sets and designing your own backdrops the workshop runs from 2-4pm #creatingbalance #anglepoise #aspex #aspexgallery #monsters #stickers
thanks to Ria Bhavnani for posting these photographs of the exhibition at Aspex Gallery, Gunwharf.
aspex gallery have kindly been taking photos of the winners so far from the Yellow Token prize draw as part of the Creating Balance exhibition. If you find or are given a token then please take to aspex to take part in this prize draw. Over 120 prizes donated by businesses and artists across the city. So far they have won artwork from LEX and Fark, An Anglepoise Mini light and a Creative Portsmouth book.