Drawing into Landscape
Curated by Marco Cali, this exhibition from Contemporary British Painting follows the working processes of four artists who bring the influence of their distinct encounters with landscape back to their studios. Working sketches and photographs sit alongside the paintings of Amanda Ansell, Emily Ball, Simon Carter and Keith Murdoch.
1 July – 28 September 2017, The Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, London NW1
Brockley Open Studios
For Brockley Open Studios‘ 25th anniversary, 39 artists open their studios and homes to the public across Brockley, Ladywell and New Cross. This long-running annual event began in the 90s, growing out of the participation of Brockley-based artists in The Whitechapel Gallery’s East London Open Studios 1992 event.
1-3 July 2017, various venues, Brockley, London SE4
Software Garden Performance
As part of CIRCA Projects‘ intensive seven day summer school World is Sudden: Summer Lab, Rory Pilgrim presents a new performance that forms part of his ongoing Software Garden project. Using improvisation and collaboration, Pilgrim considers how robotics may change the way we work and live, questioning whether it is possible to envisage a world in which these technological advancements can encompass principles of ’empathy, care and kindness’.
Friday 7 July 2017, Baltic Centre of Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead
Part of Annuale – Embassy Gallery’s yearly grassroots contemporary art festival, Mantle is an exhibition of five artists in a top floor flat in Edinburgh’s Abbeyhill. Along with artworks from Augusta Akerman, Carolyn Barrett, Denny Hunter, Annie Lord and Richard Taylor, the venue promises ‘a fabulous view that makes Edinburgh Castle look small’.
7-9 July 2017, Carolyn’s flat, 1 Dalgety Avenue, Flat 4/2, Edinburgh
Symposium The Immediacy of Paint: Surface
Special guest Glenn Brown is joined by a number of speakers, including Christopher Hawtin, Kath Wood and Dr Matthew Bowman, to explore how artists are currently working with ‘surface and the materiality of paint’ in this day-long conference.
Friday 7 July 2017, The University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building,19 Neptune Quay, Ipswich
Image: Surface E Flyer 16 June
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Amanda Ansell’s studio
2. ‘Brockley Open Studios 2017’, flyer
3. Rory Pilgrim, Erasure I, SOFTWARE GARDEN, 2017. © the artist and Rowing Projects
4. ‘Mantle’, exhibition by Augusta Akerman, Carolyn Barrett, Denny Hunter, Annie Lord, Richard Taylor – Annuale 2017, Edinburgh.
5. ‘The Immediacy of Paint: Surface’ on 7 July 2017, flyer