In 2014 GRAIN Photography Hub and the Library of Birmingham approached artist Mat Collishaw, creator of spectacularly crushed butterflies, corrupted, syphilitic flora, and monumental, dark zoetropes, to respond to the rich photography archive held at the Library.
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18th September 31st October 2015
To 10th October Weekdays 9-6, Late Thursdays to 8pm,Sat 9-5Buckhurst Lane. ‘Paper Works’ is an experimental project that aims to push boundaries, exploring both the nature of collaboration and the parameters of working on paper.
curated by Banksy – a theme park critiquing, well, a theme park
A first London show by Artist-curator Jane Boyer.
As one might hope, sculpture has been at the forefront of programming at the Hepworth. Recent highlights have included the great Lynda Benglis show earlier in 2015, to which this Caro retrospective is a commanding companion. There is a lot […]
Weather Station (Part 1) marks a new step towards an ecological rhetoric; one in which our tangential relationship to nature can be made visible.
Album 31, produced by GRAIN and the Library of Birmingham, is a collaboration between artists Sophy Rickett and Bettina von Zwehl. The exhibition developed from a commission which saw the two artists responding to ‘Album 31’ a miscellaneous album by Sir Benjamin Stone.
A open studio event hosted by professional blacksmith Charis Jones
An exhibition featuring work from resident artists in combination with a show-reel from Prague based artists curated by Mariana Serranová.
4-18 July, 2015.
Brings together ten artists exploring an array of ideas through idiosyncratic incorporation and employment of text in various media – ‘text’ being a glyph of a writing system or a mark forming part of printed/written language.
Taking Hastings as their starting point, these three local artists have investigated different aspects of the town’s rich past and have discovered extraordinary stories, both factual and imaginative.
I went to Copenhagen for the show of artist Adam Fenton. Adam, who often paints landscapes had constructed a tearoom as an all-encompassing ‘Victorian’ experience. The serious nature of a crafted traditional painting staple was expertly contrasted by Adam’s performance […]
A show created by a group of 2014 MA graduates from Norwich University of the Arts
Susannah Thompson’s review of Ally Wallace’s solo exhibition at Rothesay Pavilion.
An accidental encounter with Pärt and Poots, seemingly under the influence of drugs.
July 4th to 11th.
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Nestled between 1950s self-contained formalism and monumental Henry Moores, is a succinct homage to the visionary artist-activist, Gustav Metzger. Metzger’s approach to art as process, expressed both in paint and the ‘real world’, continues to influence generations of artists and […]
Review of The Ways of Folding Space and Flying,
a project by Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, Korean pavilion.
Ground: Amy Pickles and Townley and Bradby Hosted at ATTIC, One Thoresby Street Curated by Alice Gale-Feeny and Oliver Tirré Exhibition: 4-20 June 2015 Gallery Open: Thu-Sat, 12-6pm Written by Hannah Drake, June 2015 Hidden up the seemingly endless, onslaught […]
Tanks and Tablecloths is a long-standing research collaboration between artists Lizzie Ridout and Elizabeth Masterton. Their research examines the parallels between military and domestic spheres. In particular, the artists suggest that the regimentation and control so fundamental to life in the […]
On May 28th 2015, The Japan Foundation hosted an event at the Free Word Centre in London entitled: Post 3.11: What Can Art Do? Four Years On: Art and the Disaster.
For me the most exciting exhibition venues at the Venice Biennale were the ancient palaces, particularly those located on the Grand Canal. The juxtaposition of sumptuous architecture can collide wonderfully with contemporary art. The well considered combinations, such as The […]
György Kepes: The New Landscape 15 April – 19 June 2015 Exhibition Research Centre, Liverpool John Moores University In 1951, Hungarian-born polymath György Kepes organised The New Landscape at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he had worked since 1947. […]
Some reflections on how drawing asserts its role to map out all the world’s future.