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Could this be the most important idea in living memory?

Posted in Art, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2010 by jack lomax

Lrry Brings the Fire!

Posted in one foot in the grove, Video with tags , , , , on January 9, 2010 by jack lomax

Another massive thanks that’s been a long time coming must go to Lyle Rowell, the mastermind behind Lrry the fire burning bull that breaths flame and made an incredible spectacle at both the Behind the Shutters and One Foot in the Grove shows. Lrry and Lyle even make a brief cameo in our Mutate Chicken stop frame film. To get more details and step into the twisted genius world of Lyle’s creations have a look at Here’s a video of the unique madness from our first show…

Filthy Luker makes the world go around…

Posted in Art, one foot in the grove with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 8, 2010 by jack lomax

Filthy Luker is one in a million becuse he makes inflateable street art. He’s installed his work at both Mutate Britian shows and both times he’s made the event better than it would have been without him – we love his unique style and silly but pertinent slant. Here’s a pic of his giant tentacles sprawling from the roof of Cordy House at our first ‘Behind the Shutters’ show…

…Luker has kept on evolving his style to address different aspects of city living, have a look and make your own mind up about what’s going on beyond the obvious, here’s Tentaclaus who you might have seen at One Foot in the Grove…

…also, he says that, “In an effort not to be pigeon holed as an over inflated artist, I went into pigeons.” These brilliant feathered sculptures are a series and are proper head turners, if you’re paying attention that is…

Don’t Watch That TV – MuTATE BRITAIN episode

Posted in Video with tags , , , , on September 11, 2009 by mutate

An excellent video from Tim and Barry starring Joe Rush who gives an excellent insight into how the first show – MuTATE BRITAIN Presents: Behind the Shutters – all came together.

One Foot in the Grove – let’s go promo!

Posted in News, Video with tags , , , , , on August 27, 2009 by jack lomax

Orrright, Carnival is coming, West London is gearing up and so are we. Here’s a taster of things to come at One Foot in the Grove.

Full details are coming we promise but we’re getting excited and suggest you nurture that anticipatory rumble you’re feeling and allow it to blossom into some kind of bogle-based vibration. 1,2,3,4,5,6 DO IT!

Behind the Shutters takes to the street in protest against Carol Thatcher's recent racist remarks

Posted in News with tags , , on February 18, 2009 by mutate

Behind the Shutters gallery god Garfield Hackett and a collective of artists and supporters protested outside Carol Thatcher’s SE1 home yesterday asking her to apologise for her recent ‘gollywog’ reference. Have a look at some of the coverage: From London SE1 and from The First Post and on Dolly Mix Watch Garfield here:

Donate Link

Posted in News with tags , , , on January 19, 2009 by mutate

Hello – sorry a lot of you have been letting us know that the link button to donate is not showing on all your computers. Here it is


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