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In November, 2014, the inaugural year of KULES resulted in EX-FACTORY - A 3-week group exhibition resulting from the residency programme, and held in the residency location, Olympus Works.

The Resident Artists, Leigh Clarke, Chloe Cooper, Leslie Deere, Doyle & Mallinson plus the two micro residency artists Sarah Thorley and Corey Whyte, transformed the 3000 square metre factory space into an immersive walk-through experience, exhibiting brand new test-works created during the residency period.

Ex-Factory - The Works

Leigh Clarke 

Leigh Clarke is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work has been shown widely nationally and internationally. Clarke’s work has been shortlisted for the John Moore’s Painting Prize 2006 at the Walker Museum, Liverpool and the London Open 2012 at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. In 2013 he represented the University of Arts London at the 3rd International Printmaking Workshop at Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China. He has curated many projects including those at the London College of Communication, Lokaal 01 and Extrapool project spaces in The Netherlands as well undertaking a residency at Lokaal 01, Antwerp and resident artist in Suldal, Norway.

Chloe Cooper 

Chloe Cooper makes instructional videos and live performances. She has recently exhibited and performed works at How Near is Here? Collective, Edinburgh (2014); Art Vilnius, Lithuania (2014); SpiderS, Smaragd, Berlin (2014); LPV, Tate Britain, London (2013); Until I, I Know You Better, Ti Pi Tin, London (2013); Leeds Leeds Leeds!, blip blip blip, Leeds (2013); Project Visible, Tate Modern (2013); The Everything and Nothing Problem, Ceri Hand Gallery/Jerwood Space, London (2013); Reactor Halls E03: Daniel Oliver presents Live Art Dogging, Primary Studios, Nottingham (2013); Whitstable Biennial, Whitstable (2012); TURN IT ON AGAIN, Motel De Nowhere, London (2012); and Keeping It Real (AiR), Whitechapel Gallery, London (2012).

Leslie Deere 

Leslie Deere is a London based audio visual artist. Originally from Tennessee, Deere moved to the UK to study Sonic Art, continuing on from a performing arts dance background in NYC. Deere has exhibited internationally with solo shows in Italy and Switzerland, and has a permanently installed sculpture in Geneva. Commissions include sound installations for Kew Gardens, the SoundUK 2013 tour and Sound Thought Festival, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow. Most recently Leslie took part in the Liminal Space Residency at Temporary Art Projects, Southend-on-Sea and she completed two new sound installations featured at London Fashion Week SS15 for designers Huishan Zhang and Thomas Tait.

Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson 

Doyle & Mallinson have recently exhibited at New Art Gallery Walsall The Hecklers 2013, Whitechapel Gallery London Open 2012 and Tate Britain, Rude Britannia 2010. Solo shows include Galerie Nostheide-Eycke, Germany, The Dog’s Dinner 2013; Venlo Stadhuis, NL Ecce Homo Erectus 2008 and MOT International London, Peristroma Dolorosa 2005. Featured on The Culture Show in 2010 for their ‘Fascist Fruit Boys’ in Tate Britain’s Rude Britannia, their work, including earlier solo projects is included in public collections including Saatchi Gallery, London and Odapark Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Venray NL. Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson are represented by Paul Stolper, London

The Micro Residents -  

Corey Whyte

Sarah Thorley

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