Ché Zara Blomfield founded The Composing Rooms in London [to encourage collaboration and dialogue across mediums and practices] - since 2010 it has acted as a projects space, curatorial pseudonym, publisher and gallery, in 2011 she co-founded Baron Magazine with Matthew Holroyd [as a satirical critique of austerity and sexism prevalent during the financial crisis in the UK].
Ché is a regular contributor to Spike Art Magazine. The most recent article published is: After Art - an interview with Ying Le about how tea differs from art.
The Composing Rooms projects include: The Green Room [London, 2012 - a space hosting the first UK solo exhibitions of eight emerging international artists including: Petra Cortright, Jon Rafman and Kate Steciw, supported by Arts Council England]; The Showroom [Berlin, 2014-2015 - prioritising events, avoiding archetypal openings and set exhibition schedules, supported by The Department of Culture in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf]; room.thecomposingrooms.com [2014-2016 - an online exhibition space following the logic of the white cube]; and a regular exhibition program in Berlin, from 2015-2017.
The Composing Rooms, A Timeline was published in 2017 by Reflektor M and Bang Bros by Gene McHugh, 2015 was co-published by The Composing Rooms and left.gallery. Writing contributions include: Tagesspiegel Kunst Magazin, Spike Art Magazine, Rhizome, Reflektor M, Art Licks, and others. On topics where contemporary art meets technology, and on digital and self publishing she has spoken at: Kastela Arts Center, Athens; Goethe Institute, London; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; Academy of Photography, Krakow and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Institutional exhibitions and projects include those at: Yves Klein Archives, Paris; Swiss Institute, Milan; and Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge.
Ché was born in Auckland [NZ] and after living in London [UK 2007-2013], now lives between Berlin [DE] and Palma de Mallorca [ES]. Her work can be found at: thecomposingrooms.com, baronmagazine.com and collaborations with javier-esteban.com as donkeyandpeacock.com.
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