March 2018 – New York, London, Hull

 

Our  series of digitally augmented dollhouses seems to be going down a treat so please come and have a look before all editions are sold.

 

If you are up North come see a preview of our next exhibition in our beautiful new studio:
3rd March 2018, 6pm: Park Avenue, Kingston upon Hull, HU5 4DA

 

If you are down South check our work out at the Affordable Art Fair Battersea and Woolff Gallery:
8th to 11th March 2018: Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ and 16th March to 13th April 2018: 89 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 4PU

 

And if you are across the pond head over to the Hudson River Museum:
10 February to 13th May 2018: 511 Warburton Avenue, NY 10701

 

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February 2018 – A brand new Body of Work

 

We have created a new body of work inspired by the seedy, shady underworld of Film Noir. Inhabited by gritty gangsters, femme fatales, exotic dancers and disillusioned detectives these characters come alive within a series of intricate, animated, wall mounted dollhouses that are definitely not for children.

 

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January 2018 – We are moving!

 

We are leaving our beloved Bristol, flat and studio to move onto new exciting adventures. In what feels like a swan song to Bristol Together and Sunspell came to interview and photograph us over Christmas before we are off this month.

 

“There is a volatility and rawness about Kristin and Davy that can make some uneasy, a sense of inner fires barely contained, as if a peculiar veil of melancholy is flying through the air to foreign lands and peoples, a veil that shows us that there are marvellous doors into darkness…”
Here is their beautiful full feature about us, our work, aspirations and plans for the future:

https://www.togetherandsunspell.com/creatives/kristin-davy-mcguire-multidisciplinary-artists-and-creative-directors-home-and-studio-bristol

 

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We’ll be exhibiting new work with Woolf Gallery at the London Art Fair from the 17th to the 21st of January 2018. Follow the link to find us: https://www.londonartfair.co.uk/galleries/woolff-gallery/

 

 

December 2017 – Enchanted Parks

 

We are so pleased to have been invited for the 3rd time to create work for Newcastle’s wonderful after dark event Enchanted Parks.

After previously unleashing fairies and gargoyles into Saltwell Park this year we gave voice (and face and clothes and body hair) to a maverick park statue…

 

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The event runs until the 10th of December in Saltwell Park in Newcastle/Gateshead: https://www.newcastlegateshead.com/winter-festival/enchanted-parks-2017

 

 

November 2017 – Micropolis revealed in Hull City of Culture 2017

 

Our HULL CITY OF CULTURE 2017 commission MICROPOLIS has now been revealed and it attracted 2000 visitors during its first weekend alone!

Powered by mice and micromen, the biggest McGuire installation to date runs until the 5th of November at the Victorian Pumping Station in Kingston upon Hull.

 

Have a look at our rough sneak peak video to see the city come to live with animations: https://vimeo.com/239669252

 

 

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Upcoming McGuire events

 

After Micropolis we’ll be back in the studio to create new work for Enchanted Parks which runs from the 5th to the 10th of December in Saltwell Park, Newcastle Gateshead: https://www.newcastlegateshead.com/winter-festival/enchanted-parks-2017

 

And we are currently on tour with the Icebook:

 

The Turnpike, Leigh, UK 17th December 2017
www.theturnpike.org.uk

 

Pertuis, 18th November 2017, 14h – 18h
www.ville-pertuis.fr

 

Allauch, 17th November 2017, 14h – 18h
biblio.allauch.com

 

Cornillion Confoux, 8th November 2017, 14h – 18h
www.mediathequeouestprovence.fr

 

Gemenos, 7th November 2017, 14h – 18h
www.mairie-gemenos.fr

 

Port de Bouc, 4th November 2017, 14h – 18h
www.mediatheque-portdebouc.com

 

Fuveau, 3rd November 2017, 14h -18h
www.mairiedefuveau.fr

 

 

 

 

October 2017: Micropolis

 

The 21st of October will see the opening of our biggest project to date! Click on the image below to watch the teaser.

 

 

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MICROPOLIS runs from the 21 Oct to the 5 Nov 2017 between 2:00 to 8:30pm at Springhead Pumping Station in Hull.

 

 

September 2017 – Sex, Death & Pole Dance

 

Kristin finished her postgraduate degree at Glasgow School of Art, apparently producing ‘academic dynamite’. Click on the image below to see some of the work she premiered at her final degree show.

 

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‘Elegy’, life scale projection 2017.

 

 

August 2017 – Film Noir

 

We’ve created another augmented paper sculpture for our Papier Noir series, and guess what – it sold straight away.

Each black paper sculpture comes in 5 editions: after ‘Laundromat‘ you can now have a look at ‘Factory’ below.

Keep an eye on our website for the next film noir inspired sculpture.

 

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July 2017: New York Hospital

 

We are working on a new commission from New York. Here’s a little snapshot of one of the augmented paper installations – the lamp post is as small as your hand…

 

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June 2017: Dreams of Flight

 

Have you seen ‘Dreams of Flight’ yet? The short film was commissioned as a large scale, permanent projection piece by Norsk Luftfartsmuseum introducing the museum’s visitors to its two new galleries and exhibitions. Click on the image below if you’d like to watch it.

 

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