Review of Technical-Adjacent written by Pinkxbrains (member of Art Press collective) as part of a week long work experience placement at Turf.
At first, Technical-Adjacent FOR ME was confusion.
A transcript of a discussion at the opening night of Will Pham’s Little Vietnam at Turf Projects, between Will Pham, Rosalie Bell and Natalie Bell.
Family, time, and the present are three key pillars of Will Pham’s first solo exhibition Little Vietnam, the most recent show at Turf Projects in London’s Borough of Croydon that took place from May 14 – July 6, 2019. The 16-minute video work of the same name, captured on Super 8 film, depicts several everyday scenes centred around Pham’s multi-generational family: going to church, spending time at the park, preparing for a backyard barbecue at his uncle’s new house, ending at Pham’s parent’s restaurant, Little Vietnam in South Wimbledon.
Perec wrote a 300-page novel ‘La Disparition’ with no letter ‘e’ in it.
Over this summer, Croydon-born English Literature student Jess Baxter is exploring the inner workings of Turf. During a series of interviews, group conversations and informal chats with studio holders and artists, she’ll be posting her findings via a takeover on Turf’s blog.