Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone



FOSSIL: architecture in motion

British School at Rome

This is the second version of the film installation, ‘FOSSIL’, made for exhibition at the British Schol at Rome. The work was originally commissioned by the Royal Academy Schools and exhibited at the Royal Academy Weston Studios in 2019. There, alongside the 16mm film, the installation included a number of large early 19th century plaster casts of architectural details from the Roman Forum. For this exhibition in Rome the film is accompanied by a very large album or scrapbook. This album opens, as a series of fold-out spreads, to a width of 3m and contains a selection, around 700 in all, of the hundreds of reproduction images we have collected over the last four years as we researched the ideas central to the work: the architectural cast and its role in the education of architects; architecture in motion; the architectural souvenir; the guidebook tradition; measuring ancient architectural ruins, and the copy.

Exhibition: 1 January - 9 February 2024

Monday - Friday 3pm-7pm

Opening: 31 January 2024, 6pm






















Lethaby Gallery, CSM, Granary Square, London

‘Things to Come’ (2011) and ‘FOSSIL’ (2019) will be screened as part of the exhibition 'Vestibule'. Both films centre on things lost and things discovered - respectively; a special effects sequence shot by Lazlo Moholy Nagy, and collection of plaster casts revealed after fifty years hidden behind stud walls at the Royal Academy Schools. The films will be screened from 16mm prints and discussed as an open Q&A.

Vestibule is not a conclusion but rather a process. Over the course of the exhibition, the gallery will function as a storeroom, an archive, a making space, a showroom, and a classroom. The boundaries that traditionally separate curatorial, education and research have been collapsed with multiple activities taking place simultaneously in the space."

Exhibtion 19 January 2023 - 1 February 2023. Screening: Wednesday 25 January, 5.30-7.00


Brewers Towner International

The Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

Brewers Towner International, a biennial exhibition of contemporary visual arts, returns to Towner Eastbourne, featuring a range of artists, local, national and international, coming together to share work that addresses the theme of SANCTUARY. 'Pattern' shot on 16mm film, transferred to HD video, will be exhibited in the gallery as part the group show, including work by Nigel Caple, Sharon Haward, Kevin Hendley, Benjamin Phillips & Amy Fenton, Hicham Gardaf, Edward LiddleMaud Haya-Baviera, Ufuoma Essi, Melanie Jackson, Amanda Kyritsopoulou, Dene Leigh, Karen Russo, Lara Smithson, Harald Smykla, Christophe Lennox, Steph Goodger. Selected by Elizabeth Price, Sepake Angiama, and Noelle Collins (Exhibitions & Offsite Curator, Towner Eastbourne).

15 October 2022 - 22 January 2023.

















Anthony McCall: Notebooks and Conversations

Book; hardback, 192 pages, 160 colour illustrations. March 2015.

Published by Lund Humphries, in association with Kunstmuseum St Gallen, Switzerland.

Formed from a series of discussions that took place over the last decade between McCall and the artists Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone the book charts the development of Anthony McCall's studio practice. With an introductory essay 'Thinking in Notebook Form' the book includes numerous facsimile reproductions of pages from McCall's extensive archive of notebooks.

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