On Thursday night the new Patio Project, Evy Jokhova’s String-scape, opens at the WW Gallery. If you want to come along you can find more info here. I think I will be popping along to the opening of Tainted Love at Transition Gallery on that evening too!
With String-scape, Evy Jokhova weaves a representation of the urban landscape, drawing on the rich architectural legacy of the East End and traces of the city’s past.
From the heavy bombing during the Blitz, to the modern regeneration of the 50s and 60s and the recent Olympic redevelopments, the weight of this history achieves lightness through a series of performances drawing in space with coloured string.
Lying somewhere between a 3D model, a virtual mapping, and an architectural drawing, the work touches upon the disparity between the beauty of a plan and its day-to-day realisation.