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sussexarts

Sussex Modernism: Retreat and Rebellion

This exhibition examines why radical artists and writers were drawn to the rolling hills, seaside resorts, and quaint villages of Sussex in the first half of the 20th century and how, in the communities they created, artistic innovation ran hand in-hand with political, sexual and domestic experimentation. To complement the exhibition a soundscape has been created by […]

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Anselm Kiefer

Anselm Kiefer Walhalla

Bermondsey – White Cube is pleased to present an exhibition by Anselm Kiefer featuring new, large-scale installation, sculpture and painting. Titled ‘Walhalla’, the exhibition refers to the mythical place in Norse mythology, a paradise for those slain in battle, as well as to the Walhalla neo-classical monument, built by Ludwig I King of Bavaria in […]

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pale horse mimi butler

Reimagined Book Covers

I had a look at old Agatha Christie book covers and wanted to see If I could make them both modern and a little sinister too – I used a mixture of linocut shapes and prints, some found textures and my favourite eyeballs! © 2017 Mimi Butler [wpsocialite]

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Catitudes Paintings

Some tryouts in gouache for a mini zine of my ‘Catitudes” collection Including the cat nip stage at the bottom.   © 2017 Mimi Butler  

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toytown

Toytown

A town scape spot illustration I worked on for client for heritage and growth.     ©2017 Mimi Butler. All rights reserved. This means you can not reproduce or copy the images for any purpose.

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Fort Process newhaven

Fort Process at Newhaven

Fort Process is an expansive multi-disciplinary music and arts festival held in the evocative spaces of Newhaven Fort in East Sussex. Performances and installations take place deep in resonant tunnels and exposed ramparts overlooking the English Channel. Having been to the first one 2 years ago this felt bigger with more international acts, the old fort […]

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Willem Sandberg

Willem Sandberg

De La Warr Pavilion is proud to present Willem Sandberg: from type to image, the first UK survey of an internationally renowned icon of graphic design. Sandberg was director of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from 1945 to 1963 where he championed new artists, developed one of the most important collections of modern art in […]

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contrapop

Contrapop Ramsgate

On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August 2016, Extra Normal Records presents the second annual Contra Pop Festival, a two-day event encompassing live performances from some of the foremost artists working at the intersection between popular music and the avant-garde. This diverse congregation of musicians epitomises a vibrant European scene far from the clutches of […]

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fashion city

Fashion Cities Africa

“Developed with African fashion specialists Hannah Azieb Pool and Helen Jennings, this exhibition features some of the most exciting names and labels in contemporary African fashion. It provides a snapshot of fashion practices in these cities and an introduction to some of the stories behind the style, from the use of social media to create […]

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Big Steam print ditchling

Big Steam Print

A great day out at Ditchling Museum with the #BigSteamPrint The museum was host to the Big Steam Print and featured many artists work in both wood, type and linocuts. The engine fires up and toots a whistle then it majestically rolls along over the artwork, which is protected by a rubber carpet thing. The crowd then […]

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Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter

Todd Haynes’ film ‘Carol ‘was visually inspired by the work of Saul Leiter and some mood boards are left out in the gallery to look through, you can see the use of colour and abstraction from the 1950’s, yellows and reds and a purple hued grey stand out.

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StudioXO

Fashion Lab Studio XO

www.studio-xo.com Pretty amazing stuff here Studio XO are a collective of design and tech, they are the creative duo behind Lady Gaga’s flying dress. Read more at The Creators Project http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/show/designing-flying-dresses-and-the-future-of-fashion-meet-studio-xo-video

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susan lee biocouture

Grow Your Own Clothes

Designer Suzanne Lee, the founder of Bio couture and a fashion futurist, has grown a vegetable fabric from a kombucha-based material. She is the author of the book “Fashioning The Future: tomorrow’s wardrobe”, which explores how technology could transform fashion. Watch her TED talk: www.ted.com/talks/suzanne_lee_grow_your_own_clothes?language=en also other interviews https://youtu.be/jrLEwb5RnOg This BBC interview shows the process and explains […]

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Rain Ashford

Wearable Thinkerbell

One of my friends Rain Ashford is a talented futurist in wearable technology “She is very interested in sensing technologies and particularly how these can be applied to the body to capture and visualise physiological states, particularly in social situations. Her work is a blend of hardware, code and artwork, which pokes mischievously at body […]

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Simryn Gill

Citizens and States

Free at the Tate Modern: Barbara Hepworth and Philip Guston – Abstraction and Society – Civil War – Lorna Simpson – Protest: Latin American Photobooks – Harun Farocki ARTIST ROOMS: Joseph Beuys – Gülsün Karamustafa – Citizens – Bernd and Hilla Becher – Simryn Gill “Though some artists associated modernism with a utopian vision, art […]

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nest at Onca

Nesting – a sense of home

The Onca Trust / 14 St George’s Place, Brighton, BN1 4GB, UK 6th – 23rd January 2016 Wed to Fri: 12-7pm, Sat-Sun: 11-6pm What does ‘home’ mean? How do we ‘nest’ and what happens when our ability to nest is compromised? Environmental artist Jill Parsons explores these questions in her new exhibition Nesting, working with those in […]

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yellowbluepink

yellowbluepink

Ann Veronica Janssens: yellowbluepink Suspend your everyday vision for a simple and relaxing wander through colour. This new installation by Ann Veronica Janssens explores light and colour as she invades the gallery with coloured mist. Colour is caught in a state of suspension, obscuring any detail of surface or depth. Instead, attention is focussed on […]

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burdenofproof

Burden of Proof

Burden Of Proof: The Construction of Visual Evidence The use of photography as factual evidence in the courtroom became an essential tool in the service of justice from the late 1800s. Over the following century however, the reliability of photographic ‘facts’ were ardently debated, sometimes legitimately contested and often contradicted. The exhibition presents eleven case […]

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Alice Anderson: Memory Movement Memory Objects

Alice Anderson

Alice Anderson: Memory Movement Memory Objects “The exhibition will also feature an immersive experience ‘the Studio’ extending the creative process of the artist’s practice into the gallery. Visitors will be able to spend time mummifying a 1967 Ford Mustang and other smaller objects with copper wire, creating an atmosphere that is at once meditative and […]

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grayson perry

Grayson Perry’s House

Grayson Perry’s – Julie’s House was designed with FAT architecture in homage to the “single mums in Dagenham, hairdressers in Colchester, and the landscape and history of Essex”. The house is on the river Stour in Wrabness, Essex, near a lovely oak wood and RSPB nature reserve, this makes it part of a lovely circular […]

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Matt Smith ‘Trouble with History’

Exhibition ‘Trouble with History’ 4th July – 2nd August Ink_d Gallery 96 North Road Brighton Contemporary artist and ceramicist, Matt Smith will present a brand new body of work during his solo show at Ink_d Gallery Four and a half years in the making, ‘Trouble with History’ will feature a selection of tapestry artworks, which explore […]

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Fabrica exhibition Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva 8 July – 23 August Fabrica – Brighton The installation is a strange caul like structure imitating the inside of an animal stomach, is has a very beautiful white lace look, which on a large scale makes quite an impact. The interior is shaped like a church and has been suspended giving it […]

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BIF Brighton illustrators fair

BIF Brighton Illustration Fair

I have been meaning to write this up for ages as it was so good. BIF – Brighton Illustration Fair – Showcasing the medium across a plethora of forms from comics, prints, small press, zines, t-shirts, animation, Iive art + more. We’ll also be pulling together a selected array of screening + talks. It was […]

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Megan Clark, Fine Art Performance graduate

Made It Graduate Show

Photo: Megan Clark, Fine Art Performance graduate University of Brighton Grand Parade N.B. The architecture displays at Circus Street Market Opening times: Mon-Wed, 10am-6pm Thurs-Fri, 12pm-5pm Sat-Sun: 12pm-5pm Quick get to the art college to see Fashion & Textiles, Painting, Print, Graphic design and illustration, Sculpture, Moving image, Critical Practice and Photography, on now until […]

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King & McGaw Pop-up Gallery

King & McGaw Pop-up Gallery

The posters are on show at London’s King & McGaw Pop-up Gallery Opening Times Exhibition dates: 14 – 26 May 2015 Daily 11am – 7pm (except Sundays) Taking place at the King & McGaw pop-up gallery in Soho, the unique exhibition will showcase posters designed by some of the greatest artists of the 20th century. […]

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chris watson

The Beauty Spot

Fabrica – Brighton http://fabrica.org.uk Four speakers explore our complex relationship with natural world. Art historian Dr Alexandra Loske outlines late 18th century concepts of the beautiful, the sublime and the picturesque and discusses the relationship between nature and the individual – a key subject in Romantic landscape painting. Ecologist Rich Howorth is Project Officer for […]

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battle of orgreave

Pop Up Cinema

The films being screened all harness the added power that emerges when whole communities or those directly involved in the events are participants in the re-enactment. In the conflicts and atrocities depicted – spanning more than 200 years of history – what also emerges are the economic and class issues behind the violence and how […]

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LuciaPizzani

Mini Click Talk

Lucia Pizzani Miniclick photo talk @The Old Market, Brighton. Dafna Talmor, Lucia Pizzani and Esme Horne An interesting talk describing the process and techniques of each of the three photographers. I loved the talk by Lucia Pizzani, she talked about her influences from the Orchid destroyers of Kew to Beatrix Potters scientific papers on fungus […]

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House 2015 Brighton

House 2015 Exhibition

House 2015 Art exhibition – Top tips for this years House Exhibitions housefestival.org/house-festival-2015 Amanda Loomes Servant’s Hall – The Regency Town House Basement 10 Brunswick Square Hove 2 – 24 May (+ Bank Holiday Monday) – Wednesday to Sunday 12 – 6pm – Free entry Amanda Loomes –  “Relict Material is a new film installation from Amanda […]

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club banger 1 ramsgate

Club Banger 1

CLUB BANGER 1 – A collaboration with Jealous Print Studio/Cedric Christie & Pascal Rousson 25TH APRIL – 31ST MAY Updown GallerySatis House 11 Elms Avenue Ramsgate CT11 9BW ‘Club Banger 1′ guarantees to stimulate your visual senses with Contemporary Prints, Experimental Film and Photography. updowngallery.co.uk/exhibitions/current-exhibitions “UpDown Gallery is delighted to collaborate for the first time […]

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