The Illusionary Reality
Paintings by Chinese artist Shiquan Zou that map his physical and spiritual journey from the East to the West. Taking inspiration from the Taoist philosopher Zhuang Zi, the artist considers the discrepancy between the imagined and the experienced – of how discrimination can be undone by living and experiencing other cultures.
19 July – 19 August 2017, Abject Gallery, Bamburgh House, Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BH.
Peter Marigold: artist talk
A chance to hear London-based artist and designer/maker Peter Marigold discuss his practice and the processes behind the furniture he designs and makes. Increasingly producing pieces for the public realm, Marigold considers how the surfaces of the materials he uses can be transformed over time by natural processes and chemical reactions. He has been commissioned to work with Bath’s Foxhill and Combe Down residents on a new artwork for Mulberry Park.
Tuesday 18 July 2017, St Andrew’s Community Church, Hawthorn Grove, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5QA.
The Details Are Invented
Zaowen Zhu’s moving image piece follows the character of a flâneur who travels across London, taking in the Brunswick Centre (where Passen-gers is based) and contrasting it with places in east London that are undergoing rapid gentrification. A commentary on profit-driven regeneration, Zhu contrasts today with historical examples from 1920s Berlin and 1980s London.
14 July – 13 August 2017, Passen-gers, 110 Foundling Court, The Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AN.
Rachael Allain, Margaret Harland and Charlotte Price exhibit works that convey the hidden qualities of landscape – those often fleeting and intangible experiences that open up previously unknown or unacknowledged insights.
Until 24 July 2017, The Garden Room Gallery, Space, Dartington Hall, Totnes TQ9 6EF.
AiR 2017 End of Residency Group Show
Diego Brambilla, Lawrence Calver and Yole Quintero have been in residence at Muse over the last six months. In this resulting exhibition expect to find Brambilla’s ‘post-romantic constructions of nature’, Calver’s repurposed domestic fabrics, and Quintero’s exploration of anxiety and panic attacks through installation, video and coding.
Until 23 July 2017, The Muse Gallery/Studio, 269 Portobello Road, London W11 1LR.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Shiquan Zou, The Illusionary Reality. Courtesy of Breeze Creatives
2. Peter Marigold
3. Xiaowen Zhu, The Details Are Invented, film still, 2017
4. Charlotte Price, A Lace of Lichen with Ochre
5. AiR 2017, poster