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The full film is now available to watch online through Curzon on Demand

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Video: Curzon Soho Q&A hosted by Russell Brand

Q&A with Bob and Roberta Smith and John Rogers at Curzon Soho hosted by Russell Brand.

Here’s the audio of the full event

And the film is now available to watch online through Curzon on Demand

Screening news

Curzon Soho Q&A hosted by Russell Brand

After a great screening at Curzon Soho there are more screenings coming up in October and November with additional dates tbc

October 29th 6.30pm –  Cornerhouse Manchester
Followed by Q&A with Bob and Roberta Smith and John Rogers

November 30th – Cine-City Brighton Film Festival
Followed by Q&A

Curzon Soho screening

Make Your Own Damn Art moves on to the West End with a screening at Curzon Soho on Saturday 22nd September at 4pm followed by Q&A with Bob and Roberta Smith and John Rogers.

Book tickets here

Screening at Sugarhouse Studios

Thursday 13th September 8pm. FILM CLUB: MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN ART, w/ Bob & Roberta Smith, with director John Rogers Q&A, part of SCALA BEYOND and a chance to bring your own damn art to exhibit at Sugar House Studios on the night.

Bob & Roberta Smith invites you to bring along Your Own Damn Art to the screening creating a pop-up Leytonstone Centre for Contemporary Art in Stratford for one night only. Bring your paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs and other art works to add to the infamous LCCA.

Portobello Film Festival Screening

Delighted to announce that Make Your Own Damn Art will be screening in London’s Portobello Film Festival on Tuesday 4th September alongside a fantastic programme of art themed films including a rare film of a young David Hockney.

Click here for more info about the screening and the festival programme

Review: “Bob and Roberta doc is simply Brill”

a-n news by: Jack Hutchinson

“Filmed over three years and premiered at last week’s East London Film Festival, a new film about Bob and Roberta Smith offers a fascinating insight into the life of the artist.”
Read the rest of the article here

‘Four flame’ review in New Empress magazine

“The central message conveyed by Bob and his art is that yes, we should definitely be making our own art. He does cite the apparently inspiration and effort free art from the Hoxton basement dwellers as one main reason for getting out the watercolours; Bob makes it very clear that he thinks the art world struggles under the snobbery and domination of the rich.”

You can read the full review here

Interview with Director John Rogers

Here’s an interview with Make Your Own Damn Art director John Rogers in the East London Guardian