Developed from a Summer 2022 research residency at Two Temple Place, this four week exhibition will showcase 10 contemporary artists working in sculpture, installation, painting, photography, VR and film.  Each artist has produced a brand new body of work in response to the eccentric architecture of Two Temple Place and its complex historic narratives, using the artists’ responses to the building and its ideological challenges to shape work for its rooms.

The research residency enabled them to consider their own processes and gave time to engage with wider creative practices.

The artists presenting work as part of Inside are: Josephine Chime, John Costi, Jack Evans, Chloё Louise Lawrence, Gabriela Pelczarska, Joshua Phillips, Sabrina Shah, Yambe Tam, Sam Williams and Yui Yamamoto.

The exhibition is conceived and curated by curators Nicholas Stavri & Eric Thorp (Thorp Stavri) with Two Temple Place.

Thorp Stavri is a London based curatorial platform comprising curators Eric Thorp and Nicholas Stavri.  They are committed to developing and supporting artists’ practices, and enabling access to art through exhibitions, collaboration, talks, workshops and a regular arts podcast.  An integral part of Thorp Stavri’s vision is the ambition to amplify under-represented voices within the art world, offering the opportunity to exhibit new work without commercial constraints.

Thorp Stavri said, “We are committed to finding opportunities to support, showcase and promote the very best emerging talent in spaces that provoke new ways of seeing contemporary artworks. The opportunity to work with and in Two Temple Place, enabling these ten artists to explore the building through their practice, is bringing to light completely new ways of working and thinking.”

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