A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came down to support the vernissage of Sample Culture and also to the good people at Young Gallery Weekend and Yzaguirre for sponsoring the event. The show will run through until November 9th, so please stop by and say hello if you are in Barcelona. The way I am using colour in some of these newer pieces is very difficult to document and really needs to be seen to be appreciated. In the front room, the classic line from Rapper´s Delight: Now W
Inheritance Wax was a project that started around 2006, when Ashwan was working with the elderly in Liverpool, UK. As they passed on, families would come and clear their homes of all belongings which inevitably meant whole record collections being thrown out each time.
Being a dj and producer, as well as nostalgic for the days when you could walk into some ones place, glance at the record collection and book shelf and get a sense of what that person is about, Ashwan salvaged
Please join us this coming Wednesday 28th of November at Galerie Isabelle Lesmeister in Regensburg, Germany for the vernissage of "I Like The Way You Talk"; a solo show by Ashwan. Relief wall sculptures, large scale resin works and limited edition prints will all feature in Ashwan´s first solo show in Germany. The exhibition will run from the 29th of November, 2018 through to 02nd of February, 2019. #soloshow #vernissage #ashwan #ashwanarts #barcelona #regensburg #germany #al
Finally, up and running with a web page that I feel will faithfully represent the work I have made and something of the vision I have for the direction I am moving in.
While 2016 was a difficult year in terms of big name artistic losses, for me, it was one of incredible personal and professional development and I look forward to sharing that in the coming posts and updates. No man exists in a vacuum and so it is with any artistic process. Creating this new page has highlight