The Sky’s Gone Out
Considering our changing approach to natural light due to the ease of access to electric lighting and screen-based technology, this exhibition brings together the works of seven painters who each use light in different ways, drawing reference from Baroque and Romantic painters as well as our shifting diurnal patterns.
7-28 April 2018, Arthouse1, 45 Grange Road, London SE1.
A solo show of works by artist Ana Mendes that was originally conceived of as a group show about the nature (or need for) an artists statement. For Mendes, the works are the statement and this exhibition brings together a number of works that respond to the current political climate, including Map Series, a performance-installation that uses a sewing machine to sew new and distorted boundaries on maps.
6-25 April 2018, Platform Arts, 1 Queen Street, Belfast
Lucie Wilson, Sandra Bouguerch and Sume Leyden curate this exhibition featuring 23 artists who each consider our relationship to technology and its impacts in a range of media, including interactive mirrors and virtual reality installations. Artists include Henry/Bragg, Helen Wheeler and Ashokkumar D Mistry.
31 March – 20 May 2018, neo:gallery23, The Market Place, Bolton BL1 2AL.
DRAWin 2018 – An International Festival of Live Drawing Performance
The sound of drawing and how it can be manipulated to create multisensory performance work is one of the focuses of this festival run by Draw to Perform, an ‘international community for drawing performance’ curated by artist Ram Samocha. Over two days the public can experience specially commissioned interactive performances and participate in a range of workshops for all ages.
Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 April 2018, Fabrica, 40 Duke Street, Brighton BN1 1AG.
All of the above are taken from a-n’s Events listings section, featuring events posted by a-n’s members
1. Bella Easton, Breath
2. Statements, flyer
3. Interface, poster