I am pleased to announce that I have been awarded a grant from Developing Your Creative Practice by Arts Council England in order to explore new relationships with researchers at The Wellcome Centre for Environments and Cultures of Health and residents in Plymouth as part of my new project Möbius Hospice.


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I have written a blog entry for Whitstable Biennale Journal - The Flying Roll, a Memetic History of Jezreel's Tower - which saddresses the R&D phase of my new commission for the 2020 Estuary Festival.


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October 2019 I am in residence at i-Park Foundation in Connecticut USA working on a new VR/film project inspired by the English prophet Joanna Southcott.


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DKUK podcast - Daniel Kelly talks to John Walter about BREXIT GOTHIC while cutting his hair


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John Devlin photographs The Fourth Wall for The Scotsman:


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Hey presto! Paisley art show is thriving
Review by Jan Patience in The Herald


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Cinema Queer, Sweden
Screening of Crystal Dick (2013)
24 - 29 September 2019


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BREXIT GOTHIC
DKUK
2 September - 9 November 2019
Opening reception 10 September 6.30-8.30


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Artist uses Paisley pattern mural to reinvigorate town
The National, 1st September 2019


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Over summer 2019, John Walter will be Whitstable Biennale North Kent Artist in Residence, researching ideas towards a new work, Jezreel’s Tower.


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I will be giving a talk at SLG as part of School of Speculation on Wednesday 14th August 2019, 7pm.


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John Walter and Bert McLean
Crep Suzette: A Shoe Show
LUVA
25th July 2019, 6-9pm




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I am a guest on The Art People Podcast with Justin Favela, talking all things shonky, memetic and maximal.
It's a romp - have a listen:


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I have been invited to be Guest Artist by Paisley Art Institute at this year's Annual Open Exhibition.
The announcement was mentioned in The Herald, Scotland:


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Mood of Collapse reviews Look Again Festival:


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Eliza Williams covers VR piece The Fourth Wall as part of Look Again Festival in Creative Review:


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Coverage of The Fourth Wall as part of Look Again Festival in Aberdeen on STV News.
Watch from 18'18" here:


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Doric Skateboards have produced a new limited edition skateboard launched to coincide with my new commission for Look Again Festival in Abderdeen.
The board features my drawing of Abbie Lennox from my McCombie's Court mural:


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Interview with Ica Headlam for Creative Me Podcast ahead of The Fourth Wall opening in Aberdeen 6th June:


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17 works by John Walter from CAPSID have been acquired by the Arts Council Collection:


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Coverage of Look Again Festival in The List:


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The Fourth Wall
A new commission for Look Again Art Weekender
Marischal College, Aberdeen
June 2019
The Fourth Wall is a new Virtual Reality experience that tears up the rulebook about immersive space
by applying techniques from collage and painting onto gaming and animation:


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Al Dente
A new exhibition curated by John Walter for SKELF
17 April - 16 July 2019


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Bermondsey Paisley
A new commission for OMNI Colour
Summer 2019


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Brexit Gothic
New solo exhibition
DKUK
September 2019


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Studio Visit "John Walter Owes More to Punk and DIY Culture Than Art School"
by Emily Gosling on Elephant:


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A review of my talk Beyond Queer Minimalism at The British School at Rome in February 2019 on ATP website.
Documentation of the talk here:


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The new monograph John Walter: CAPSID published by HOME is now available: