Art of being OUT
Taking place during London Pride week, this exhibition takes a stand against the rising homophobia that is being increasingly vocalised and manifested worldwide. Part of the proceeds from this fundraising exhibition will go to Galop, a LGBT+ anti-violence charity.
Until 15 July 2017, D Contemporary, 23 Grafton St, Mayfair, London W1S
The Space Between
Kim Walker has been undertaking PhD research exploring intimacy and humour within sound art practice. Not Everything That Can Be Thought Can Be Said is a new stereo sound installation that considers meaning conveyed through intonation, intakes of breath, silences and the vocal gestures that occur around speech.
8 – 15 July 2017, Patriothall Gallery, 48 Hamilton Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh
The annual Cley Contemporary Art festival features over 60 artists showing work in a range of locations in the picturesque Norfolk marshland village. Encounter works by Laure Van Minden and Nicki Darrell whilst browsing the secondhand Crabpot Bookshop or take a wander down to the beach to discover installations and performances from a number of artists including Brian Korteling, Rob Bellman and Nicky Deeley.
Until 6 August 2017, St Margaret’s Church & various locations, Holt Road, Cley-next-the-Sea
The Glenside Hospital Museum of the former Bristol Lunatic Asylum is the setting for a site-specific promenade performance directed by Lily Mcleish. Combining personal accounts from former patients and words found in the archives with perspectives on mental health from today, the performance draws on the conflicting definitions of ‘asylum’ as places of safety and incarceration. Curated by the artist-led group alldaybreakfast.
Saturday 15 July 2017, Glenside Hospital Museum, UWE Campus, Blackberry Hill, Bristol
Where the Wild Things Are
Sculpture and paintings from Stephanie Rubin, Stephanie Fawbert and Nikki Tompsett that depict the non-cute and cuddly aspects of children and animals, choosing instead to explore the ‘untamed reality’ – the balance between socialising and enabling freedom of expression.
8-22 July 2017, Rye Creative Centre, New Road, Rye
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Lorenzo Belenguer, Homage to Pollock II, oils on rusted metal, 100x60x15cm
2. Kim Walker, To The Next, Installation shot from Confined Spaces exhibition in the cells of the old Campbeltown gaol and police station. Photo credit Raymond Hosie
3. Nicki Darrell, Pathway pots. Courtesy Cley Contemporary Art
4. Domestic wares at Glenside Hospital Museum. Courtesy of alldaybreakfast
5. Stephanie Fawbert, Elephant. Courtesy of Rye Creative Centre