CHARLIE GODET THOMAS
WEDS 15 DEC
PUBLICATION LAUNCH 19:00 - 21:00
SCREENING AND READING 20:00-20:30
*This event takes place at KINO, Bermondsey Sq, SE1 3UN*
TACO! is pleased to launch a new publication by artist Charlie Godet Thomas at the Kino Cinema, Bermondsey. Charlie will read a selection of works from the book, interweaving readings with an accompanying slide show off still and moving images.
In Writing presents a collection of Charlie’s poems and drawings. This is a limited edition book of 100, published by TACO!, designed by An Endless Supply and with an introduction by writer Matthew Turner.
The book includes 83 illustrated works, each hand drawn in Godet Thomas’s graphic approach to word play and imagery. The book anticipates an exhibition of Charlie Godet Thomas’s work to be presented at TACO! in 2022.
The book can be purchased online from the TACO! shop
With special thanks to Vitrine Gallery
Charlie Godet Thomas currently lives and works in Mexico City. He studied a BA in Fine Art (Sculpture) at Manchester School of Art (2009) and an MA in Fine Art (Sculpture) at the Royal College of Art, London (2014), where he was awarded the Bermuda Arts Council Scholarship and the Peter Leitner Scholarship.
Thomas has been exhibited internationally at galleries, institutions, biennials and fairs, including: Museo Jumex, Mexico City, MX; BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK; 14th Bermuda Biennial, The Bermuda National Gallery, BM; Ladrón galería, Mexico City, MX; Carillon Gallery, Texas, US; VITRINE Basel, CH and London, UK; Assembly Point, London, UK; Nicoletti Contemporary, London, UK; Paradise Works, Manchester, UK; Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK; Cactus, Liverpool, UK; Home-Platform, Bristol, UK; Telfer Gallery, Glasgow, UK; RCA/ ECA Edinburgh Sculpture Court, Edinburgh, UK; Material Vol.7, Mexico City, MX; Frieze Sculpture 2019, London, UK; POPPOSITIONS, Brussels, BE; The Manchester Contemporary, Manchester, UK.
Thomas is currently exhibiting in 'Beano: The Art of Breaking Rules' at Somerset House, London, UK (until 6 March 2022) and 'Un circo del alma' at Vernacular, Mexico City, MX (until 18 December 2021). A exhibition new work by Thomas' will be presented at TACO! In 2022.