21st National Open Art Exhibition
Among more than 150 entrants to this annual award, artist Charlotte Brisland is exhibiting her painting Abandoned Toilets, which has won the South of England Artist of the Year award. Brisland’s evocative landscapes draw on the humanity within spaces that are often considered outsider or edgelands. Among the highlights are overall 1st prize winner Lillium Wilkinson-O’Dwyer’s vibrant and shadowy portrait and 2nd prize winner Karen Knorr’s photograph, The Opium Smoker. Chitrasala, Bundi, from her series ‘India Song’.
Until 26 November 2017, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, London SE1.
Film and photographic work from Dewi Cary that explores the experience of depression, placing the audience into the shoes of the depressed person. Alongside this exhibition, Sticks Contemporary has organised the symposium, Art, Inclusion and Disability, taking place on Monday 4 December at the nearby St Vincent college.
24 November 2017 – 13 January 2018, Sticks Contemporary, The Precinct, South Street, Gosport PO12 1HA.
Sculpture: a fabrication talk – Claire Mander
The latest talk in this Mark Devereux Projects series is by curator and director of CoLAB, Claire Mander, who discusses the importance of site to public sculpture, referencing her site-specific curatorial practice.
Thursday 30 November 2017, Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL.
A one-day symposium from the Family Ties Network – a group of artists, filmmakers and writers concerned with space, place and the family in photography and moving image. Throughout the day, presentations by Jacqueline Butler, Sally Waterman, Matthew Humphreys and Celine Marchbank will address ideas around memory, archives, loss and the family.
Saturday 2 December 2017, University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10.
Greasy Spoon Brunch in The Elephant
A social brunch for artists every first Sunday of the month in Elephant and Castle. This event welcomes artists to join each other at 11am for a bacon buttie and tea in the Cafe House on Walworth Road.
Sunday 3 December, 11am, Cafe House, 189 Walworth Road, London SE17.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Charlotte Brisland, Abandoned Toilets
2. ‘ENDING’, flyer
3. Claire Mander