Archive for December, 2008

More Larry footage!

Posted in Video with tags , , , , , , on December 17, 2008 by mutate


Posted in News, Video with tags , , , on December 13, 2008 by mutate

At 8pm this evening ( 20.12.08 ) – if you have missed Larry so far he is coming out from Behind the Shutters again to have a wonder up and down the Hoxton Streets! With him will be a two headed horse and some amazing costumes flagging him either side!

If you don’t know what Larry is  here is a clip from his last outing 

New In !

Posted in Art with tags , , on December 9, 2008 by mutate

Just confirmed to be added to the excellent new line up of artists adorning the walls this Thursday is Billy Macrae with his photography exhibition –  London activism – ‘Moments of protest’.


naked cyclists protesting against car-culture, at the London leg of the 'world naked bike ride', 2008.

naked cyclists protesting against car-culture, at the London leg of the 'world naked bike ride', 2008.

The collection will all be printed on recycled newsprint….

Thursday new additions

Posted in Photography & Images with tags , , , , , , , , on December 8, 2008 by mutate

This week sees more new blood from Thursday onwards. New photographic exhibition – UNDER THE WESTWAY – TRAVELLERS IN LONDON – photographs by Elinor Fahrman & Eva Edsjo

Examples of Eva’s previous work are below


To add to that a second new photographic exhibition by ALEX FASKO will be previewing and Chris Salewicz will also be reading extracts from his personal books about Joe Strummer & Keith Richards
If all of that make you a bit peckish then DANTES FRIED CHICKEN SHOW NYC – will be on hand showing an  exclusive screening of this cult internet phenomenom – ‘DANTES FRIED CHICKEN SHOW NYC’- featuring SANTOGOLD (in her 1st ever gig)

Dante will also be serving up a special Mutate Britain menu and an exclusive DFC fanzine with art from the celebrated 21MC collective as well as dj’s flown over specially for this launch


Posted in News with tags , , on December 8, 2008 by mutate

As you may have read / heard – everything Behind the Shutters is for sale. If you are interested in any of the pieces please email with ‘CATALOGUE’ in the heading and we will send one to you 



Little Buddie going up

Posted in News with tags , , on December 3, 2008 by mutate

Little Buddie images are going up on the walls as we speak and are looking great. Ben Rayner will be launching his book tomorrow evening and the exhibition will be up for the public until Sunday.


Sadie supports Mofo Exhibition

Posted in News, Photography & Images with tags , , , , on December 3, 2008 by mutate

Sadie has said of Mofo’s exhibition

‘” Mofo has taken some of my favourite pictures both for my company and

myself. He has an edge over most photographers with his gritty, cheeky and

cool style and im very happy to be a part of his current exhibition’




Posted in Art, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 3, 2008 by mutate

With only a day to go before the 3rd fresh launch of the epic show Mutate Britain, Behind the Shutters Gallery is full of the sounds of drills as Jibbering Art are putting the last finishing touches to their beast of an exhibition, 0121.

With nineteen street artists exhibiting, Jibbering Art have pulled together the godfathers of the UK graffiti scene with the new blood of the scene.

Artists exhibiting are: 9T,China, David Gaskgarth, Dora, Dscreet, Fluid, Glenn Anderson, Jinpow, Juice 126, Log, Mac 1, Marq Tu, Newso, Part2ism, Plimsoul, Remi/Rough, Rowdy, Semor & Co & Zoot.

This exhibition promises to be fresh and very different to the work that is currently being produced in the London urban art scene. Expect sculpture, original new pieces, limited edition prints and a few surprises!

If you would like to attend the launch night on Thursday 4th December, 7pm – 11pm, please RSVP to There are also a limited number of places left on the pre-launch night view of 0121 from 6pm -7pm on Thursday 4th December. If you are interested in seeing 0121 before Mutate Britain opens for the launch night please


Mofo to have first exhibition at Behind the Shutter this Thursday

Posted in News, Photography & Images with tags , , , , , on December 2, 2008 by mutate

The long awaited first exhibition of Mofo‘s candid protraits is finally upon us and at Behind the Shutters no less! The exhibition will showcase both private work and portraits of female celebrities including Sadie Frost and Lois Winstone among others.

Hottly tipped in the Star only this morning!