(a) Collaboration, a process between Nicholas Cheveldave and Sebastian Lloyd Rees, questioning metropolis-architectures in relation to the rural. Over the course of 18-months Nicholas, Sebastian and Hot Wheels Projects have engaged in conversation stemming from ideas of nature, timing, structure and vernacular. (a) Collaboration will extend this discussion.
Nicholas Cheveldave (b. 1984, Victoria, Canada) lives and works in London, UK. He completed his MFA at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2014. Current and recent exhibitions include: Big City Dreaming, Piktogram, FOAF, (Warsaw, PL, 2019); Field of Plastic Flowers, Emalin (London, UK, 2017); Fickle Food Upon A Shifting Plate, Studio Leigh (London, UK, 2017); A Screen of Flesh, Coma Gallery (Sydney, Australia, 2017); History of Nothing, White Cube (London, UK, 2016); Bloody Life, Herald Street (London, UK, 2O16); National Gallery 2: Empire, CHEWDAY’S (London, UK, 2015); The Mortician’s Athlete and the Dreaded Barista, Emalin (Milan, Italy, 2015); and ALL FOR NOTHING, Carl Kostyal (London, UK, 2015).
Sebastian Lloyd Rees (b. 1986 in Stavanger, Norway) lives and works in New York and Soriano Nel Cimino, Italy. He completed his BFA at Goldsmiths University, London. Recent exhibitions include ' Works On Paper,’ VI, VII, Oslo (2019); ‘Condo London,’ Mother’s Tankstation, London (2019); ‘Vacant Lots,’ Mother’s Tankstation, London (2018); ‘Vendor,’ Room East, New York (solo, 2015); ‘L’albero della cuccagna,’ Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2015); ‘Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism,’ Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (2015). Over the past decade and together with Ali Eisa, Lloyd Rees has been one half of Lloyd Corporation, staging projects with Jerwood Arts, London (2019); Carlos/ Ishikawa, London (2018); South London Gallery, London (2018); Raven Row, London (2018); Prada Foundation / Qatar Museum Authorities, Athens (2017); Frieze London’s Live Projects (2016); Mirror City, Hayward Gallery, London (2014); and Musée du château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard (2012). Lloyd Rees work is held in the collections of the Kistefos-Museet, Oslo; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; KaviarFactory, Henningsvær; among others.