It has been announced that the Griffin Gallery will present an exhibition of work by David Mach from the 11th May until the 7th July.
The Scottish artist will present his first newspaper installation for 15 years as part of this new exhibition opening in May and also marks Mach’s first London exhibition for seven years.
For the exhibition, the Turner prize nominated artist will construct an installation, which will feature 30-tonnes of newspaper. It will be designed to look like a wave of paper, exploding through one of the gallery walls.
His past work has seen installations engulfing objects such as as cars, furniture and airplanes. This latest piece will be mainly improvised, with Mach beginning work from April 24th and will feature a three week installation period open for viewing to the public and live streamed for all to see.
The last newspaper installation the artist created was titled Bangers n Mash and was displayed t the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow in 2002. Mach’s recent solo exhibitions include Hong Kong (Opera Gallery, 2012) and New York (Forum Gallery, 2013).
Meanwhile, Mach has also roduced iconic public sculpture including Out of Order (1989) in Kingston Upon Thames, a series of 12 red telephone boxes tipped on their side and Big Heids, (1999) in Lanarkshire, a tribute to the steel industry, using three upturned shipping containers weighing 18 tons.
David Mach’s solo exhibition will be on display at the Griffin Gallery from the 11th May until the 7th July 2017.