Lee Panizza exhibits abstract paintings that offer up a range of clues and ambivalent messages. Works from her Error Messages series take the cross as a starting point and key motif, from which the artist continues her explorations of form and light that can be seen throughout her different themed series of works.
9-23 July 2018, The Cells, Devonport Guildhall, Ker Street, Plymouth PL1 4EL.
Footnotes: Artists’ Exhibition Tour
London College of Fashion has an historic shoe archive that ranges from 1930s orthopaedic footwear to slippers from the 1800s. Four artists have produced works in response to this collection and these are displayed throughout Sutton House, a National Trust property from the Tudor period. During a tour of the exhibition the artists Eelko Moorer, Ellen Sampson, Linda Brothwell and Laila Diallo will talk about their responses to the collection.
12 July 2018, 6.30pm, #5, Sutton House, 2 & 4 Homerton High Street, London E9 6JQ.
Five members of artist-led initiative TAPS (The Artists Project Space) exhibit works that consider or embody the act of playing out a scenario in your mind, or in other words ‘kopfkino’ (mind cinema). Perception, memory, identity and the spectacle all come under scruity in this show featuring Helen Acklam, Béa Kayani, John Steed, Jason Brown and Lisa Scantlebury.
7-11 July 2018, The Crypt, St Paul’s, Southville Road, Bristol, BS3 1DG
Cley 18: ‘The greater the distance the clearer the view’
This year’s contemporary art festival is curated by Dr Caroline Fisher and features new works by 60 artists who are from or have a connection to Norfolk. Located in the local church, on the beach and at the Norfolk Wildlife Centre, the artists have each taken their lead from the exhibition title, a quote from W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn. Fisher has invited artists to respond with ‘ideas for work concerned with journeys, maps, starting and finishing points, diversions and dead-ends, viewpoints and perspectives’.
5 July – 5 August 2018, St Margaret’s Church, Holt Road, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR25 7TT.
Remind me to remember . . .
Twenty-two artists, including Cathy MacLennan, Janet Curley Cannon, Salma Ahmad Caller and Jill Iliffe, consider the personal and universal experience of ageing through painting, print, sculpture, video and sound. How ageing is viewed by society, memory loss, personal experiences and influential elderly relatives are all topics approached through the diverse perspectives of the artists.
12-15 July 2018, Brock Keep, Open Hand Open Space, 571 Oxford Road, Reading RG30 1HL.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Lee Panizza, Monumental Mistake, oil on canvas, 50cm x 50cm
2. Ellen Sampson, ‘Footnotes’
3. TAPS Crypt Exhibition, poster
4. Debbie Lyddon, Marsh Soundwalk, ‘Cley 18’
5. Cathy MacLennan, Half Memory series