Chutney Preserves is a juxtaposition of workplace with exhibition stage, or perhaps more coherently, experimental lab with ceremonial site.
Chutney Preserves was founded in 2005 by artists Captain Marq Kearey and Captain Sarah Sparkes
We are the Chutney Preserves and we welcome you into our fold.


Monday, 16 July 2012

Hoopla - Chutney Preserves GO EAST

On Friday 13th July, under a mercury sky and in the shadow of the Olympic stadium, The Chutney Preserves re-inacted The Puppet Games at Tessa Garland's Hoopla 
Participating Chutney Prreserves artists:  Linda Barck, Sarah Doyle,  Tim Flintcroft, Rebecca Feiner,  Miyuki Kasahara, Calum F. Kerr, Libby Shearon, Sarah Sparkes
Here's more about Hoopla:
A sideways antidote to the Olympics...
For one night only a Pop Up event featuring artists films and live art
related to London 2012. Plus expect to see puppeteers, art stalls, Olympic Games, workshops and more.

A Nunnery Gallery Event
Performance, Live Art, Experimental Theatre, Experimental Cabaret, Experimental Dance/Movement, Installation, Video Art, Digital Art, Net Art, Multi Media, Time-based, Interdisciplinary, Experimental Film, Visual Art, Writing/Text, Poetry /Spoken word, Sound /Sonic art, Experimental music, Site Specific, Public Art, Intervention/ Action, Socially engaged practice,

Curated by Tessa Garland
Sarah Sparkes with puppet familiar introduces Sarah Doyle with the awesome Feral Parrot.
You can see more of this not so innocent puppet in action here

Chutney Puppet Camp opened to all, with Linda Barck, Libby Shearon (pictured above)and Sarah Sparkes helping people to create a puppet for the opening ceremony (pictured below)

Gran-paw Frankee handeled by his son Frank ee (AKA Calum F. Kerr) leads the new born puppets around the arena to summon up the spirit of Chutney Preserves.

Miyuki Kasahara and Nadia performing in the Rhythmic Gymnastics event for Chutney Preserves at Hoopla