A group exhibition of works by photographers who also work as photographic technicians at The University of Bolton. There is Tyrone Anderson’s Don’t Smile series of cyanotype portraits, Roxana Allison’s collaboration with her brother Pablo Allison on personal experiences of imprisonment and the UK’s criminal justice system, and Mario Popham’s collaboration with artist Tom Baskeyfield (who also works as a technician, but at Macclesfield College), Shaped by Stone (pictured above) – that uses analogue tools and strict monochrome to look at ‘the turning of a hillside into a town’.
Until 12 August 2018, neo:gallery23, The Market Place, Bolton BL1 2AL

Push The Boat Out
A group exhibition curated by James F Johnston and Harry Pye with Amelie Lindsay. Featuring works by eight artists/artist duos including three tongue in cheek paintings by Pye that are proposed as possible replacements for a missing Van Gogh work, works by Cedar Lewisohn that consider issues of decolonialism in relation to museum collections and modernist art history, and assemblages and collages of found objects by Kate Murdoch (pictured above).
25-30 July 2018, The Art Academy, 155 Walworth Road, London SE17 1RS

The Hedge Project
Over a four-year period, artist Claire Morris-Wright has been exploring the ecosystems and cultural significance of hedges. This new body of work, developed with an Arts Council grant will tour to four venues between July and December 2018. Following its Nottingham opening, the show will also travel to Leicester Print Workshop Gallery (September/October) and Kettering Museum and Art Gallery (November/December).
28 July – 8 September 2018, Wallner Gallery, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham University, Nottingham NG7 2RD

Ecce Iterum
Latin for ‘see again’, the three artists participating in the site-specific exhibition ‘Ecce Iterum’ look at Chester Castle in new ways through sound, photography and sculpture. Kate Gater’s sound art compositions reference the city and its castle’s important historical role as a port and trading centre. Meanwhile, Alexandru Modoi considers the relationship between the past and the future through digital and analogue photography and Estelle Woolley juxtaposes sounds sculptures with objects (pictured above) that are sited in the alcoves on the stairwell of the castle’s Agricola tower.
20 July – 17 September 2018, Chester Castle, Grosvenor St, Chester CH1 2DN

Dan Carden MP hosts Dead Pigeon Gallery
For their second group show, artists collective Dead Pigeon Gallery are continuing to exhibit art in usual places – this time in the offices of Dan Carden, who is MP for Liverpool Walton. With the aim of exploring the value of art and culture in the community, the show features a wide variety of work by artists including: Andrea Ku, Catherine Dalton, Jane MacNeil, Jayne Lawless, Josie Jenkins, Louis Jeck Prestige and Mark Loudon.
Until 21 October 2018, The office of Dan Carden MP, 66 Priory Road, Liverpool L4 2RZ

All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members

1. Mario Popham and Tom Baskeyfield, Flesh and Stone. Courtesy: The artists and neo:gallery
2. Kate Murdoch, Nana’s Curlers, 2018. Courtesy: The artist
3. Claire Morris-Wright, Hedge on the edge, 2017. Courtesy: The artist
4. Estelle Woolley, Crown of Thorns, 2018. Courtesy: The artist
5. Dead Pigeon Gallery logo

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