Artist-in-residence at Lumen Studios at St John on Bethnal Green during August, Julie Hill’s resulting site-specific installation is an exploration of the unknown in science and religion and the limits of our perception. Referencing the James Webb telescope and the phenomena of dark nebulae, Hill’s constructed nebulae respond to the space and context of the Lumen Crypt Gallery, appearing as cloud-like supernatural forms.
2-9 November 2017, Lumen Studios, The Crypt, St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA.
The 86th National Honey Show
Being a central London bee keeper has inspired Corinne Edwards’ jewellery practice. The artist-maker will be presenting her hexagon rings and earrings at the National Honey Show’s Trade Hall. Alongside all products related to honey, the show features classes, workshops and lectures.
Until 28 October 2017, Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey.
Inside-Out: The Spaces of Motherhood
A joint exhibition from Lizzie Philps and Liz Hart that presents their respective projects GPS Embroidery and Mummy Monster, within the wider context of motherhood. Photography, film and objects convey the largely performative practices of both artists, from Philps’ walking-based participatory works to Hart’s one-woman comic theatre show, which tours private homes – the perfect setting for a ‘Mummy Monster’ who tries to keep things together until she can’t.
Until 1 November 2017, Hamilton House Gallery, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY.
An exhibition of contemporary British female painters working with abstraction. Featuring Freya Purdue, Judith Whitehouse, Patricia McParlin, Peggy Cozzi, Anthea Ryan, Gill Hawkins, Sarah Maccario and Dee Young.
Until 18 November 2017, Sticks Contemporary, 15 The Precinct, South Sreet, Gosport PO12 1HA.
In Nothing Flat
An exhibition of new and recent work by the 12 artists who have taken part in Mark Devereux Projects‘ eight-month long artist development programme, StudioBook. Includes a newly commissioned painting by Mandy Payne for the University of Salford Art Collection, which explores the impacts that the Grenfell Tower fire has had on housing developments in Salford.
4-15 November 2017, Studio 2, Old Granada Studios, Atherton Street, Manchester M3 3GS.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Julie Hill, Mirror Darkness, 2017
2. Corinne Edward, Textured Silver hexagon earrings
3. Lizzie Philps, GPS Embroidery
4. Freya Purdue, Sulphur Series, Diptych 3, 2017, oil on canvas