Glossary: How and why artists make prints
Newcastle-based Northern Print have curated this exhibition of seven contemporary printmakers that celebrates the creative and conceptual strengths of artists working in this media. It also provides an insight into a wide range of approaches to printmaking processes and techniques.
18 April – 16 May 2015, Crescent Arts, Scarborough.
Steve Wright’s bold and beautiful paintings of man-made objects moving across void or pared-down landscapes, combine a carefully honed consideration of colour and form. The uncanny nature of these vividly absurd action scenes simultaneously implies disaster and a slapstick humour.
20 April – 19 June 2015, Clothworkers’ Hall, University of Leeds.
Threads, the Kent-based start-up led by artist and curator Philippa Wall, is hosting a crit for moving image artists. These ‘Events with Tea’ are a monetised – yet affordable – take on the traditional artists’ crit, inviting artists to contribute between £2.50–£5 to attend the event and present their practice within a supportive peer setting. Booking required.
Thursday 23 April 2015, Water Lane Coffeehouse, Canterbury.
Smell the Porridge
Recent graduate Alison Berry has created a site-specific exhibition throughout the cells of Deptford’s Old Police Station. Within this series of installations and sculptures, Berry deploys peep holes, scale models, a pianola roll, and an intimate postcard collection, as well as a despairingly humorous escape plan for artists titled An Artist’s Lot.
23 April – 2 May 2015, The Old Police Station, London SE14.
Last Night a Drag-Queen Saved My Life
Aphrodite Papadatou’s latest body of paintings has been inspired by drag queens from the night club Sink the Pink. A one-day pop-up exhibition will be followed by a night of performances by the drag queens at an after-party in a nearby nightclub.
25 April 2015, LimeWharf-Machines Room, London E2.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
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