Sunday, January 29, 2012


Annabelle Craven-Jones

Thursday 2nd February

Pre-preview critique: 6-7pm
Preview: 7pm-late

Exhibition continues:
Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th February
12 – 6pm


Motorcade/FlashParade hosts UNPACKING PROPOSAL FOR MINDSCAPE (neuroAESTHETIC), an exhibition by Annabelle Craven-Jones. Two locations are used to set-up a dialogue between the artist’s current solo show, (PROPOSAL FOR MINDSCAPE (neuroAESTHETIC)) at Cruise&Callas Berlin and Motorcade/FlashParade Bristol. Here, the show is treated as a self-portrait and subjected to a process of psychological ‘unpacking’. This continues the artist’s question into the self-portrait mode and its reflexive aesthetic as a means to critically explore today’s increased internalisation of therapy culture and culture of emotionalism.
Each site is synched up via live webcam and laser beam through time and space, acting as a stream-of-consciousness between the two locations.
The laser picks up on its inclusion in the original show which refers to neuroimaging and the process of scanning as an internalised aesthetic language. Other pieces from the original show are re-presented here with some form of detectable sense of deconstruction, whether through a particular process or medium.

Please see for images of the concurrent solo show in Berlin.

Artist Biography
Annabelle Craven-Jones is a recent recipient of an Arts Council England Grant for her solo show PROPOSAL FOR MINDSCAPE (neuroAESTHETIC), Cruise&Callas Berlin 2011-2012. Group shows include Traine Fantome, Cruise&Callas Berlin, FOR LOVE NOT MONEY 15th Tallinn Print Triennial Kuma Art Museum Tallinn Estonia 2011, Jerwood Drawing London and touring 2009 & 2005, GSK Contemporary Royal Academy London 2009, 1st International Roaming Biennial, Tehran and touring 2008-10, 10th Istanbul Biennial 2007.