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Harald Smykla

Harald Smykla is a German-born artist who has been London-based since 1988. He studied painting and printmaking at Karlsruhe in the 1980s, and pictorial concerns still inform the ephemeral, site-time, context-specific and frequently collaborative live art practice he has pursued since the late 1990s. He has exhibited and performed throughout Britain and Europe and presented work in Israel and Croatia during the MAP Live Performance Art Exchange programme. He performed as part of East Wing Collection VIII (2008-09) at the Courtauld Institute, London, and at the Quad film festival in Derby, where his Movie Protocol drawings were exhibited (2010-11); and at the launch of UnSpooling - Artist & Cinema at Cornerhouse, Manchester (2010).  He exhibited with England & Co at the Zoo Art Fair (2009), and had a solo exhibition at the gallery Harald Smykla: Movie Protocols & Other Activities in 2010. Smykla has participated in numerous the group exhibitions at the gallery, most recently in Trailer (with Alberto Duman); Wandering Lines i & ii (2011 & 2012) and Screen Practice (2012).

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Drawings & works on paper



</b>1: <b>Eat Your Words<br> - Details


1: Eat Your Words
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>2: <b>Launch of the Sushi Armada<br> - Details


2: Launch of the Sushi Armada
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>3: <b>Fresh Scents for Chess Friends<br> - Details


3: Fresh Scents for Chess Friends
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>4: <b>Clean Sweep/Gorf Castle<br> - Details


4: Clean Sweep/Gorf Castle
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>5: <b>Ticker Countdown<br> - Details


5: Ticker Countdown
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>6: <b>Re-Cover<br> - Details


6: Re-Cover
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>7: <b>Face Value (pilot) – Cash for Sale<br> - Details


7: Face Value (pilot) – Cash for Sale
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>8: <b>Drawing Disco at Gorf Castle Ball- and Drawing Room<br> - Details


8: Drawing Disco at Gorf Castle Ball- and Drawing Room
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>9: <b>Ain’t No Love for Sale (The Deptford VOracLE) <br> - Details


9: Ain’t No Love for Sale (The Deptford VOracLE)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>10: <b>Johannistag<br> - Details


10: Johannistag
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>11: <b>Buffalo Bill Performance Spaziergang<br> - Details


11: Buffalo Bill Performance Spaziergang
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>12: <b>Random Rundum Observation <br> - Details


12: Random Rundum Observation
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>13:<b> Performative Guidance<br> - Details


13: Performative Guidance
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>14: <b>Fruit/Veg Chess Deptford X<br> - Details


14: Fruit/Veg Chess Deptford X
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>15: <b>Endgame Ticker (My Heart Beats for the European Champion)<br> - Details


15: Endgame Ticker (My Heart Beats for the European Champion)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>16: <b>Face Value Brixton<br> - Details


16: Face Value Brixton
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>17: <b>Royal Crunch<br> - Details


17: Royal Crunch
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>18: <b>Zweite D-Markierung: Lokalwaehrung</b> - Details


18: Zweite D-Markierung: Lokalwaehrung (Second D-Markation: Local Currency)12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch
Mixed media on paper

</b>19: <b>PAC Live Movie #3: Dog Whip; Reverse Ladder<br> - Details


19: PAC Live Movie #3: Dog Whip; Reverse Ladder
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>20: <b>Bow[o]man Cosmetics<br> - Details


20: Bow[o]man Cosmetics
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>21: <b>T-Rent<br> - Details


21: T-Rent
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>22: <b>The T-Hams Feast<br> - Details


22: The T-Hams Feast
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>23: <b>Fruit/Veg Chess East<br> - Details


23: Fruit/Veg Chess East
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>24: <b>Song of Songs<br> - Details


24: Song of Songs
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>25: <b>Ticker (pilot)<br> - Details


25: Ticker (pilot)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>26: <b>Face Value Portrait Services Ladywood Branch<br> - Details


26: Face Value Portrait Services Ladywood Branch
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>27: <b>Tick-Toer/Toe-Ticker<br> - Details


27: Tick-Toer/Toe-Ticker
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>28: <b>Melting Plot #1<br> - Details


28: Melting Plot #1
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>29: <b>PAC Live Movie #4: Anna O double juggling<br> - Details


29: PAC Live Movie #4: Anna O double juggling
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>30: <b>C.R.E.H.A.</b><br> - Details


30: C.R.E.H.A.
(Centre for Research into Emotional Hygiene through Art)
12 x 17.25 inches

The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>31: <b>Put Your Hands Together for the Kelling Sea-Feed</b> (Home visits)<br - Details


31: Put Your Hands Together for the Kelling Sea-Feed (Home visits) The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>32: <b>The Rolling Garden of Redriff<br> - Details


32: The Rolling Garden of Redriff
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>33: <b>Put Your Hands Together for the Kelling Sea-Feed </b>(Conclusion)<br> - Details


33: Put Your Hands Together for the Kelling Sea-Feed (Conclusion)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>34: <b>Origami Pool<br> - Details


34: Origami Pool
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>35: <b> Straight from the heart </b>(Days of my life)<br> - Details


35: Straight from the heart (Days of my life)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>36:<b> Nothing Other, Brother/Nothing Sinister, Sister<br> - Details


36: Nothing Other, Brother/Nothing Sinister, Sister
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>37: <b>Ticker EEC<strong></strong> <br /> - Details


37: Ticker EEC
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>38:<b> Annual Return (Loss Account)<br> - Details


38: Annual Return (Loss Account)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>39: <b>C.R.E.H.A. on the canal boat Auriga<br> - Details


39: C.R.E.H.A. on the canal boat Auriga
(for Harry Palmer’s The Sirens Project)
12 x 17.25 inches

The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>40: <b>Zebra (set-up)<br> - Details


40: Zebra (set-up)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>41: <b>Synchronised Swingers of Bermondsey - Details


41: Synchronised Swingers of Bermondsey
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>42: <b>Calorific Face Value (Nutritional Portrait Gallery Peckham) - Details


42: Calorific Face Value (Nutritional Portrait Gallery Peckham)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>43: <b>PAC Live Movie #5: Anna O Falling/Rising<br> - Details


43: PAC Live Movie #5: Anna O Falling/Rising
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>44: <b>Melting Plot #4 - Details


44: Melting Plot #4
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>45: <b>Europe and the Bull - Details


45: Europe and the Bull
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>46: <b>Greenwich Reprojection (Archijection/Blueprint) - Details


46: Greenwich Reprojection (Archijection/Blueprint)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>47: <b>Day 16K, part 1 </b> - Details


47: Day 16K, part 1
Ground Preparation (Audio-Fluidity/250 Chessboards)
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>48: <b>Day 16K, part 2</b> - Details


48: Day 16K, part 2
(Transfer Ticker: Per Tenebras ad Lucem – 'Through Darkness to the Light')
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>49: <b>Perfect Square Day, part 1  <br /> - Details


49: Perfect Square Day, part 1
(47 – On reaching Life's Last Perfect Square)
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>50: <b>Perfect Square Day, part 2<br> - Details


50: Perfect Square Day, part 2
(214 – A North Southwark Chess Pilgrimage)
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>51: <b>Perfect Square Day, part 3</b><br> - Details


51: Perfect Square Day, part 3
(47 Reprise: Transit)
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media on paper

</b>52: <b>Melting Plot: Portals - Details


52: Melting Plot: Portals
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>53: <b>In Dada still relevant for the 21st century? - Details


53: In Dada still relevant for the 21st century?
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>54: <b>Spawning - Details


54: Spawning
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>55: <b>PAC Live Movie #7: Chess Footsie - Details


55: PAC Live Movie #7: Chess Footsie
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>56: <b>PAC Live Movie #1: Anna O juggling her hysteria - Details


56: PAC Live Movie #1: Anna O juggling her hysteria
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>57: <b>Psychological Art Circus: The Tent Season - Details


57: Psychological Art Circus: The Tent Season
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>58: <b>Zebra (revealed) - Details


58: Zebra (revealed)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>59: <b>Carmen Horti Whittensis - Details


59: Carmen Horti Whittensis
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>60: <b>To Anna Blune - Details


60: To Anna Blune
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>61: <b>Ticker Self - Details


61: Ticker Self
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>62: <b>Psychological Art Circus at St George’s Circus - Details


62: Psychological Art Circus at St George’s Circus
The 7-Year Itch

12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>63: <b> OHP Road Movies (Obus 2) </b> - Details


63: OHP Road Movies (Obus 2)
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>64: <b>C.R.E.H.A.<br> - Details


64: C.R.E.H.A.
(Centre for Research into Emotional Hygiene through Art)
12 x 17.25 inches
The 7-Year Itch

Mixed media

</b>65: <b>Silkworm's Dream - Details


65: Silkworm's Dream
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>66: <b>PAC Live Movie #2: Cushion Throwing - Details


66: PAC Live Movie #2: Cushion Throwing
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>67: <b>PAC Live Movie #6: Snake Hand</b> - Details


67: PAC Live Movie #6: Snake Hand
The 7-Year Itch
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

</b>68: <b>PAC Live Movie #7: Beard of the Father - Details


68: PAC Live Movie #7: Beard of the Father
The 7-Year Itch 68
12 x 17.25 inches
Mixed media on paper

Movie Protocol Triptych - Details


Movie Protocol Triptych Lightfast ink on paper, in acrylic cases
2009

Left: Olympia 1, Fest der Schönheit (Leni Riefenstahl)
Centre:
Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson)
Right: Olympia 2, Fest der Völker (Len
Ref: HS009