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Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov
Installation view of Water Biscuit at Josh Lilley, presenting Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov

Artworks

Trellick by Nick Goss, 2016
Electron Organ Discharge Summoning (08:59:17) by Vicky Wright, 2016
Gray Brown and Brook Grey by Sarah Pichlkostner, 2016
Artists’ Heads by Rebecca Nassauer, 2009
Cariad Angel by Rebecca Nassauer, 2010
City Fall by Rebecca Nassauer, 2010
Untitled by Rebecca Nassauer, 2010
Richard Dyer by Rebecca Nassauer, 2010
Untitled by Rebecca Nassauer, 2010
Jawbox by Sarah Dwyer, 2016
Pelotonos (detail) by Belén Rodríguez, 2013
Flowers by Matt Lipps, 2015
If you’re gambling and you’ve got the edge, don’t you wanna keep the gambling goin? Unless you don’t like gambling, raising the question why you’re at the table. As I sometimes ask myself (Ariadne) by Peter Linde Busk, 2015
Butterfly by Yana Naidenov, 2016
Untitled by Kathleen Ryan, 2016
Ode (Hector Water Biscuit) by Nicholas Hatfull, 2016
Sorry I Made You A Thief by Carla Busuttil, 2016

Water Biscuit

Belén Rodríguez, Carla Busuttil, Kathleen Ryan, Matt Lipps, Nicholas Hatfull, Nick Goss, Peter Linde Busk, Rebecca Nassauer, Sarah Dwyer, Sarah Pichlkostner, Vicky Wright & Yana Naidenov

9 – 24 September 2016

The puckered disc of a cracker, floating in Nicholas Hatfull's Ode (Hector . . . ) (2016) gave us a title. Water Biscuit: a portmanteau of essence and indulgence, an unresolvable concept buried in a familiar image. The exhibition is a portrait of the gallery in new, recent and never-before-seen works from 12 Josh Lilley artists.

Belén Rodriguez (b. 1981, Valladolid, Spain) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.

Carla Busuttil (b. 1982, Johannesburg, South Africa) completed the Postgraduate Programme at Royal Academy Schools, London, following on from a BA (Hons.) in Fine Arts at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Kathleen Ryan (b. 1984, Santa Monica) holds an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Matt Lipps (b. 1975, Oakland, CA) gained his Masters in Studio Art from the University of California in 2004.

Nicholas Hatfull (b. 1984, Tokyo) graduated from the Royal Academy Schools in 2011 and was the Sainsbury scholar in Painting and Sculpture, British School at Rome, 2011 - 2012.

Nick Goss (b. 1981, Bristol) received a Postgraduate Degree from the Royal Academy, London, in 2009, and a BA from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2006.

Peter Linde Busk (b. 1973, Copenhagen) studied between 2002 and 2009 at the Slade School of Art, London; Hunter College, New York; the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf; and the Royal Academy, London.

Rebecca Nassauer (b.1951–2010, London)

Sarah Dwyer (b. 1974, Cork, Ireland.) Dwyer studied Environmental Economics at York University in 1996, before changing career and completing her MA at the Royal College of Art in 2004.

Sarah Pichlkostner (b. 1988, St. Johann im Pongau, Austria) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, and De Ateliers, Amsterdam.

Vicky Wright (b. 1967, Bolton, UK) completed her MFA at Goldsmiths College, London in 2008.

Yana Naidenov (b. 1988, Maputo, Mozambique) graduated from the Royal College of Art, London in 2013.