17 May 2017
Artists Paul Johnson and Katie Schwab talk with writer Emily LaBarge about the mental and physical environment of the artists’ studio – a space of potency, production, freedom and uncertainty.
Paul Johnson lives and works in London. Johnson has exhibited in institutions including Focal Point Gallery (2015), Usher Gallery, The Collection Museum, (2013-2014), The Nunnery (2011-12), Saatchi Gallery (2010), CAPC, Bordeaux (2010), Armory Art Fair (2010), Ancient & Modern, London (2009) and at the Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo (2008).
Katie Schwab lives and works in Glasgow. Recent exhibitions include Jerwood Solo Presentations, Jerwood Space, London (2016), Making the Bed, Laying the Table, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2016), Together in a Room, Collective, Edinburgh (2016), Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Backlit, Nottingham and ICA, London (2015) and Fresh, British Ceramics Biennal, The Original Spode Factory Site, Stoke-on-Trent (2015).
Emily LaBarge is a writer and critic based in London, UK. She has a PhD in Critical Writing in Art & Design from the Royal College of Art, where she is visiting lecturer. She has written for esse arts + opinions (Montreal), The LA Review of Books, Bookforum, The Photographers’ Gallery and The Cambridge Humanities Review, amongst other publications.