Transaction presents the work of Mishka Henner and Mike Chavez-Dawson, two Manchester-based artists who interrogate programs of energy, perception, and commerce. Their works are sometimes wry critiques and explorations of the languages and myths on the coronary heart of artwork histories, standard tradition, and industrial infrastructures.
For Transaction, Henner has produced plenty of new authentic and editioned works from his Sightseeing, Richtered, and Golden Ratio (Money Work) sequence, together with a world premiere of his $17,711 portray, the newest in an extended line of work bought on the values depicted.
Chavez-Dawson is worked up to be presenting all new-works for Transaction together with a bespoke fee for artwork collector Frank Cohen that sees his new ‘Kleckztale Chairs 2, OMTWF FC*, 2022’ with a cloth design produced from 4 distinctive text-Rorschach work (this might be on show to), new Phantom Works that sees him create a brand new set of upholstered cloth editions – although right here he’s collaborated with the psychic / medium Dr Wilde Leigh to ask the lifeless artists Leigh Bowery, Otto Dix and Leonora Carrington to hang-out the designs with new works from past the grave, Anomaly Fountain ‘Yves it alone…’ version – which sees him return to his ‘Duchamp Ring’ sculpt with a barely modified design and Yves Klein Blue end – mounted on a sterling silver ring (sized to collectors marriage ceremony ring finger), a limited-edition bookwork and limited-edition important oil titled: ‘Transaction Mix’.
Mishka’s works have appeared in group reveals on the Museum of Trendy Artwork, NY, the Pinakothek Moderne, Munich, Turner Modern in Margate, and are collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in New York, the Nationwide Gallery of Artwork, Washington D.C., the Centre Pompidou, Paris, College of Salford Artwork Assortment, and the Arts Council Assortment within the UK. He acquired the ICP Infinity Award for Artwork in 2013 and shortlisted for the Deutsche Borse Prize and Prix Pictet.
Mike has exhibited and carried out nationally and internationally at Tate Britain, Barbican, ICA, British Artwork Present 7 at Nottingham Modern, ZsONAMACO MEXICO ARTE CONTEMPORANEO 2017, Design Miami, The Whitworth Artwork Gallery, House, Castlefield Gallery, Grundy Artwork Gallery, and the. His works are in public collections held by Manchester Artwork Gallery, Bury Artwork Museum, the Pod Collective (Coventry). He gained the Whitstable Biennale Open in 2008 and was longlisted for Artangel’s 2013 Open and made the highest 100.