Inspired Responses 10
This exhibition celebrates ten years of Halton Borough Council’s artists in schools programme, organised by the council’s arts development team. It’s a chance to see the results of workshops and activities led by resident artists Jeni McConnell, Sarah Nicholson, Cathy Rounthwaite and Maria Tarn, and features works by young people from schools across Runcorn and Widnes.
Until 21 February 2015, The Brindley Arts Centre, Runcorn.
Celebrated Australian-Welsh painter Shani Rhys James presents her complete series of animated automata – sculptural figures made from found materials. These uncanny objects include references to Rhys James’ extensive body of paintings and to the intriguing artefacts within Ceredigion Museum’s own collection.
Until 14 March 2015, Ceredigion Museum, Old Coliseum Cinema, Aberystwyth.
The Tour of All Tours
Performance artist Bill Aitchison brings his ‘tour of all tours’ to Richmix, one of London’s touring hotspots. Pitched as ‘advanced tourism for those who want to do more than just relax and soak up dates on a guided tour,’ this East End journey promises to provide doses of humour, reflection, history and politics in equal measures.
Thursday 5 February 2015 at 2pm and Saturday 7 February 2015 at 7pm, outside Richmix, Bethnal Green Road, London E1.
filmpro Late: But is it ART…?
Curator Foteini Galanopoulou has teamed up with filmpro, Hackney’s disabled-led film and digital arts agency, on a programme presenting the work and ideas of filmpro artists. For But is it ART…?, Theresa Kiyota Rahman de Swiet presents an interactive challenge, inviting the visitor to decide what objects and experiences are art.
Thursday 5 February, 6-8.30pm, filmpro, Cremer Street, London E2.
This exhibition of works by Ian Parker and Srinivas Surti explores abstraction and the distortion of source materials. Parker reconfigures aerial images from bomb sites and portraits of male criminals, comedians and other characters. Surti’s brutalism is inspired by the signifiers and visual language of branding and retail architecture.
6 February – 28 February 2015, ARTHOUSE1, Bermondsey, London SE1.
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