dateagleart is a contemporary art platform based in London that operates online by supporting emerging to mid-career artists through interviews, exhibition reviews, blog, and studio visits, along with exploratory projects such as "Mix!" where invited artists send us their playlist of music, "Spread The Virus", an online ongoing exhibition, and "The Three Day Residency" a compressed summer residency where we record live our resident artist during three days of work-in-progress. We are also involved in curating pop-up exhibitions in and around London, UK and providing direction to middle-market galleries in the form of film photography, videos, and events.

By using a direct visual and written language, we suppress elitist views on art, and engage today's works of art with all publics. We believe in easy to understand writing that eliminates flowery terms. dateagleart displays an intimate perspective on art, eliminating installation shots or professionally made photography of art works, and focusing on close-ups, Polaroids, and film photography to accompany our views. 

 

Our team

 

founders

martin mayorga | co-founder 

Martin has a key interest in the East Village Art scene, the Young British Artists period, and conceptual art. He has worked at Frieze, along with leading art galleries in London including Saatchi Gallery, and SALON in collaboration with Vigo Gallery, Lévy Gorvy, Axel Vervoordt, Betty Cuningham Gallery and Omer Tiroche Gallery, among others. @vanessaandmartin

 

vanessa murrell | co-founder 

Vanessa has a key interest in performance along with multimedia art, and work involving digital technologies. She studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London and has worked at Sotheby’s contemporary art department, as well as for major galleries in London, including Annely Juda Fine Art, Dellasposa Fine Art, and Gagosian Gallery. @vanessaandmartin

 

 

visual production

carla benzing | video and photography 

Carla combines her practice as an artist along with working as a photography and video producer. She has a key interest in contemporary art, especially in work dealing with new technologies, as well as the observation of humans and their features. She currently lives and works in London, completing a Photography master's degree at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. @carlabenzing

 

content

victoria gyuleva | reviews

Victoria has a key interest in modern and contemporary art, along with exhibition history, and curating. She has completed a History of Art BA at the Courtauld Institute, and is currently executing a masters in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art. She has worked at established galleries including Saatchi Gallery and its new project space SALON. @victoriagyuleva

 

fiona grady | blog

Fiona is an abstract artist, writer and occasional curator. She has completed a Masters Degree in Fine Art from Wimbledon School of Art, UAL. Her practice incorporates wall drawings, window installations, and printmaking to examine geometric forms and colour relationships. Her writing explores trends in contemporary art, with a focus on how artists and curators are finding alternatives methods of exhibiting and presenting art. @fiona_grady

 

adela smejkal | reviews and blog

Adela has a key interest in art criticism and curating. She has completed a BA at Queen Mary University of London, and a MA in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Since finalizing her dissertation on Czech modern art market, she has worked at prominent art galleries including Opera Gallery, Alon Zakaim Fine Art, and PACE London. @as_artjournal

 

brit seaton | blog 

Brit is a freelance art writer from Leeds. She engages with emerging conceptual art, particularly that of political and social themes. Having studied History of Art and German at The University of Manchester, she has lived in Northern England and Berlin and shines a spotlight on their respective art scenes. She writes for the Berlin-based art publications iGNANT and Berlin Art Link. @britseaton

 

contributors

anne kazmierczak | @anne.kazmierczak

delilah olson | @delilaholson

rodrigo carlon | @rordgio______della


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