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The Angel In The House

The Angel In The House
Studio West Gallery

Zone 2



Wednesday - Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 11am - 5.30pm
The gallery will remain open until 8pm on Friday 23 of June

Open from 22 June - 20 July 2023


The Angel in the House - Group Exhibition

STUDIO WEST is proud to present The Angel in the House, a group exhibition featuring seven emerging UK-based female painters: Jess Allen, Pippa El-Kadhi Brown, Olha Pryymak, Florence Reekie, Elena Rivera-Montanes, Grace Tobin and Xu Yang.

STUDIO WEST is an art gallery in Notting Hill, founded in 2021 by curator Caroline Boseley. Through its exhibition programme, the gallery platforms the talent of the future. Focussing on concept-driven group shows, STUDIO WEST places works by the UK's most noteworthy emerging artists into conversation. The gallery also offers a varied and innovative programme of free talks, workshops, events and performances alongside the gallery exhibitions.

The gallery will remain open till 8pm on 23 June.

216 Kensington Park Rd
W11 1NR


SPLIT by Bebe DeMara

You’ve chased
a silver gasp
to stir some motion, call
anytime anytime from a burning tongue
Stretched gradient, straight like
your achy legs, fit to fit itself–malleable woman like the first clay,
& red, too.
Red flush, Peri, bitten white window & a leather soft…
Whispered into feather frantic premonition (unsure, tentative)–woman of a sparked idea
that burns the writing hand,
that severs it at the wrist, like proffer…
Peeled fold, woman fragmented,
woman, split,
like God,
In the shared bed, stripping something rawer,
shared bed to
solitary limbs grown thinking,
reaching in the crevice she can’t shrink to fill. Woman
secret, waking again. Woman, a thousand, a billion, like
God. Because & solely because,
warding off that last dying
Because & solely–
Woman metamorphic in the face of stillness,
Capering to the song of her crying

Poet’s statement
Bebe DeMara was born in Brazil and began writing at an early age, inspired by the Rock & Roll and Beat movements of the 50s and 60s.

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