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The effect of the exhibition is to bring the immediate landscape into the mill and reinstate the importance of the landscape to the mill and the local industry.
When Alexandra Darbyshire first came to the UK from Canada four years ago she was making paintings that, whilst tending towards abstraction, never quite transcended their starting points in photographic images, sometimes of underwater scenes and, most strikingly, of military […]
Fine Art Degree Show 2016 at the Wolverhampton School of Art: ’35 Degrees of Impact’ review by Rebecca Collins
Jack Welsh interviews Hannah Leighton-Boyce in response to her recent exhibition ‘Instruments of Industry’ at Touchstones Rochdale
Bill Viola has a reputation as one of the pioneers of video art. Not only has he been making work since the 1970s, but he is one of the few who have managed to cross over into the mainstream imaginary, […]
A one-day event led by artists group Anchor & Magnet using creative workshops to discuss and debate heritage, regeneration and loss in the city, that took place on 23rd April 2016. Review written by Oliver Carter. Photographs by Katarzyna Perlak.
Review of Droppers, Andy Webster & Darren Ray’s exhibition at OSR Project Space in West Coker, Somerset. Written by Maddy Hearn as recipient of an OSR Projects Writing Bursary for creative practitioners.
Site specific installation by UK-based WESSIELING set in an impressive Grade II listed Dominican Priory church, in Newcastle upon Tyne.
‘The exhibition has evolved from Richard Forster’s research into an archive of found images of Levittown, the prototypical American suburban housing project 1947.’
note from exhibition pamphlet.
A gallery exhibition themed around Douglas Sirk’s 1959 film ‘Imitation of Life.’
The film Let’s Go Bowling by Steven Paige screened 5 to 14 April 2016 in the cinema at Plymouth Arts Centre, and launched the Gallery in the Cinema programme of artists’ moving image exhibition
Anna Noël’s voice is filling the room. A film of her being interviewed by the curator, Ceri Jones, plays on a loop from a small, wall-hung monitor in the corner of Ruthin Craft Centre’s (RCC) Gallery Two. Sharpening the sound, […]
EVA International 2016 is Ireland’s Biennial; this year it is curated by Koyo Kouoh.
As an artist and parent, I spend a lot of time thinking about how art can function to both engage both myself, as a 50’s something artist and my 7 year old daughter. As a show Doug Fishbone’s ‘Leisure land […]
To enter the space inhabited by Ben Rivers’ The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers – a joint commission by Artangel and The Whitworth – is to walk into a set of a set. The exhibition toys with ideas of narrative, […]
Installation by Jenny Hall
Photo by Keith Morris
A review of Sander Van Raemdonck’s residency at Berwick Visual Arts, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Major retrospective of Turner prize winning artist in Nottingham
The BA Hon final year students held an Art Auction on the 25th of February to raise funding for their degree show and raised a whopping £8000.
A new installation of a work by artist Deb Covell
War Damaged Musical Instruments. Susan Philipsz. Fourteen large speakers, strategically placed throughout the expanse of Tate Britain’s Duveen Gallery, emanate evocative sounds. Initially it is difficult to know where the cries are coming from. As you move towards one speaker, you […]
A review by Gabriel Mollett
An exhibition of contemporary drawings with a link to the uncanny
A retrospective of digital artist Pat Flynn’s computer generated images of sculptural objects and edited environments