New 'Almost a Virgin' exhibition opens at Coventry's Regent Centre - The Coventry Observer

New 'Almost a Virgin' exhibition opens at Coventry's Regent Centre

Coventry Editorial 18th Jun, 2021   0

A NEW exhibition opens at The Regent Centre in Coventry tomorrow (Saturday), running for the next two weekends – June 19 and 20 and June 26 and 27.

Almost A Virgin is the inaugural exhibition of first year Central Saint Martins students’ work and will feature pieces created by Charlie Hajichambi, Dien Berziga, Elina Steinbergs, George Fickling, Joana Azevedo Rodrigues, Natasha Cook, and Reinhard Agyekum.

It is being curated by @evershonk and available to view from 1pm to 6pm on each of the four days but due to Covid-19 restrictions the number of visitors is limited and there may be some queuing.

Bookings are required for the private view which takes place tonight between 6pm and 9pm. To request a spot or access requirements, email [email protected]

The artists

Charlie Hajichambi is a mystic based in London, using the medium of visual art to explore our cosmic reality.

Dien Berziga moved to London in 2020 to pursue a Fine Art degree at Central Saint Martins.


Elina Steinbergs is a Warwickshire-based Latvian British artist who has spent some years in Japan. Her current body of work delves into her Soviet past as inspiration for exploring such themes as repair, reuse and consumerism.


George Fickling is big in Belgium.


Joana Azevedo Rodrigues is a multidisciplinary artist born in Porto, Portugal, 2001, who began exploring form naturally and freely while she was studying fashion design, describing her process as instinctive and sentimental. She shifted her focus from designing for the body to designing the body, revealing an obsessive effort to reduce while glorifying the human form. She currently lives and works in London and is studying Fine Art at Central Saint Martins.


Natasha Cook is a mixed media artist from Southwest USA and Brazil, currently based in London. Natasha’s work deals with memory, multi-stable perception and technology.


Reinhard Agyekum is a London based British Ghanain artist interested in colour and imagery. His work seeks to incite internal conversations that may trigger memory and emotion.


evershonk is an artist who lives and works in London. She is interested in collective and nonhierarchical ways of exhibition making. Her work is centred on the fractured self, the performance of identity and how this is represented and manifested through the body.


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