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Kim Yong-Ik by Rachel Magdeburg

Because Rachel was not able to attend the Spike Island workshop due to a last-minute flight cancellation, she visited the Kim Yong-Ik exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in London. To follow is her 800-word article informed by Kim and […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Judith Alder

Eastbourne-based writer Judith Alder reflects on the work of South Korean artist Kim Yong-Ik, in the sixth of eight pieces informed by seeing the artist’s exhibition, ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’, at Spike Island, Bristol As young artists, we rush through […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Martin Hamblen

The fifth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Preston-based writer Martin Hamblen. A box hanging from the ceiling, above head height. An invigilator interrupts us, […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Trevor H. Smith

The fourth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Bath-based writer Trevor H. Smith. The writers were asked to include the following in the piece: a direct […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Carrie Foulkes

The third 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Carrie Foulkes. For this task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote from the artist, a […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Laura Davidson

The second 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Laura Davidson. As part of the task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Jessica Ramm

Following the first of three workshops in the 2017-18 a-n Writer Development Programme, the participants were asked to write an 800-word piece informed by seeing the current show at the gallery: Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’. […]

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Lubaina Himid, photographed at Invisible Strategies exhibition, Modern Art Oxford, 2017. Photo: Edmund Blok
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A Q&A with… Lubaina Himid, painter and British Black Arts Movement pioneer

With solo exhibitions at Spike Island and Modern Art Oxford, and archival work in a new group show at Nottingham Contemporary focusing on Black British art from the 1980s, Lubaina Himid’s paintings and installations are attracting both critical and popular acclaim. Fisun Güner talks to her about politics, migration, and taking on the art establishment.

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Spike Studio’s co-Chair

I’ve been elected as co-Chair of Spike Studios, where I will join Rich Broomhall in representing the interests of 80 artists based at Spike Island, as well as fellow reps Annabelle Craven-Jones, Kamina Walton and Gina Lundy.

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Permanent studio at spike

After a year of chopping and changing on the Spike Island sublet merry-go-round, I finally have a permanent space. I am very pleased to be in studio 26, sharing with artists Rich Broomhall and Helen Grant. Every studio and every […]

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Vickie Fear
Event Exhibition

The Show 2010

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Spike Island
  • From:
    June 18, 2010
  • To:
    June 24, 2010
  • Location:
    South West England
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Vanessa Vasic-Janekovic
Event Exhibition

THE SHOW

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Spike Island Gallery
  • From:
    June 18, 2010
  • To:
    June 25, 2010
  • Location:
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Left - Flowers in a Bag Right - Pink Roses in a Blue Bag
Review

Prophet

Spike Island, Bristol
11 July – 14 September 2008

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