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Thursday, 31 January 2019 to Tuesday, 5 February 2019
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Thursday, 31 January 2019 - 7:00pm

Twin X is a group exhibition celebrating a decade of emerging creativity in London that draws on the archive of biannual fashion and art publication Twin Magazine. Curated collectively by Twin founder Becky Smith; Twin art editor and curator Francesca Gavin; curator and gallerist Antonia Marsh; image director Holly Hay; and Twin fashion editor Naomi Miller; the exhibition culminates at the intersection of fashion, photography and art. Each curator brings their own personal lens to an initial edit of Twin’s rich back catalogue to shape a final series of images that collectively represent the magazine’s ten-year history.

The exhibition displays specially-commissioned editorial images that focus on independence and individualism - themes that originated in 2009 with the conception of the magazine and continues to develop today. The diverse collection is brought together by a shared foundation in portraiture and the figurative. The show deconstructs this central narrative into four sections: Photographers, Models, People and the Unseen; exploring how these characters, faces, and artists are defining the nature of contemporary creativity, providing the viewer with a rare insight into the world of image-making.

Work by distinguished photographers such asColin Dodgson, Boo George, Cass Bird, Bibi Cornejo Borthwick, Dexter Navy, and Akinola Davies Jramongst others, will be on show, alongside seminal images featuring models and characters such as Alek Wek, Chloë SevignyandLouise Bourgeois. The Unseen section will featurenever-before-seen outtake shots from the magazine’s photographic archive. 

Photographers featured:Cass Bird, Joyce Ng, Coco Capitan, Daisy Walker, Danielle Levitt, Stef Mitchell, Colin Dodgson, Senta Simond, Akinola Davies Jr.

Models featured:Alek Wek, Jean Campbell, Kirsten Owen, Pooja Mor, Guinevere Van Seenus, Doutzen Kroes, Edie Campbell, Saskia De Brauw, Erin O’Connor, Radhika Nair.

People featured: Louise Bourgeois, Chloë Sevigny, Neneh and Mabel Cherry, Kate Tempest, Molly Goddard, Jill Furmanovsky, Ramla Ali, Goshka Macuga, Jane Bown.

A special events programme of talks and workshops to accompany the exhibition will be announced in early January 2019. 

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180 The Strand, WC2R 2ND

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