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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’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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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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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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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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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

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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Marcus Coates – Dawn Chorus

DAWN CHORUS Fabrica –  Brighton fabrica.org.uk About Marcus Coates Thanks to his interest in ornithology, zoology and anthropology, he has honed a series of skills to break free of his own human condition and explore the world through the mind and body of animals by literally taking on their own skin. In his films he […]

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Limbo Art Gallery

Associate Members’ Show 2015 Selected by Adam Chodzko Limbo arts in Margate On a day out to the Turner gallery we found Limbo Arts down a side street – the gallery is small but has a courtyard and is in a old print works with studios above. The current show is The Members Open, this was […]

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Allison Schulnik Animation

Allison Schulnik 2014 (8:30min) Traditional clay-mation and stop-motion animated film. Bits of paper, paint and clay bring a real pathos to both her paintings and animations. I feel somehow melancholic and concerned for the blobby creatures, her work has tapped into my hidden feelings. This one is ‘Mound’

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Sunday In The Park With Ed

Images – Saskia Edens and P A Black © 2015 all rights reserved My Lovely friend, Pascal is curating this.. He is Swiss/ French artist working in collaboration with a wide range of artists, using art history as a kicking off point for new work @DisplayGallery An exhibition curated by Cedric Cristie and Pascal Rousson, […]

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Shoreham Boats

I think these boats are a work of art – some of them have been added to over the years – they seem to be getting bigger. Verda (seen below) is my favourite, they have an artists open house in the summer and you can look over the boats. Cross the bridge and turn right.. […]

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Edwin Smith

Exhibition and retrospective of Edwin Smith – one of Britain’s foremost 20th century photographers. Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD, London. “Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith features over 100 extraordinary images from a collection of over 60,000 negatives and 20,000 prints given by Olive Cook, Smith’s widow and collaborator, to the […]

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We Could Not Agree

‘We Could Not Agree’ is a group show featuring over one hundred artists brought together by eight curators. It all happens down in a circular car park underneath Cavendish Square in W1 London. There are live performances and bricolage galore, I loved the swans made out of suits and my friends work Obvs.. My friend […]

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Amore E Piombo

Amore E Piombo (Love and Lead)

The Photography of Extremes in 1970′s Italy http://bpb.org.uk/2014/event/amore-e-piombo-the-photography-of-extremes-in-1970s-italy/ “Made by a group of photographers working for the Rome-based agency Team Editorial Services, initiating viewers into the tumultuous era of 1970s Italy.  It combines stills photography, television news footage, film sequences and sound recordings, combined with a choice of Italian photo-books of the period loaned from […]

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Brighton Photo Biennial

Brighton Photo Biennial

http://bpb.org.uk/ Great month for Photography and art with the biennial and Photo fringe in Brighton. The venues are all over the town with some great British social documentary photography to headline the show. Real Britain 1974: Co-Optic and Documentary Photography “By 1974, documentary realism had a special prominence in English television, film and photography. The […]

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Brighton Photo Fringe

Brighton Photo Fringe 2014

So much and all around Brighton just some highlights. http://www.photofringe.org/ Peter Watkins The Regency Town House 13 Brunswick Square, Hove, BN3 1EH 4 Oct – 2 Nov 2014 Thursday – Saturday 11am to 6pm Sunday 12pm to 5pm Wonderful bread installation at the Regency Town house basement… mmm loaves. Vantage Point: Collectives’ Hub The BPF14 […]

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British Folk Art Tate Modern

British Folk Art Tate Modern

Super new exhibition of folk art at Tate modern – from mast heads to bone chickens. http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/tateshots-british-folk-art “Curator Martin Myrone introduces the British Folk Art exhibition at Tate Britain. Steeped in tradition and generally created by self-taught artists and artisans, the often humble but always remarkable objects on display include everything from quirky shop signs […]

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Yinka Shonibare MBE

House 2014 Brighton

HOUSE 2014: Migration, Refuge and Territory Invited Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE ‘Yinka Shonibare MBE’s new sculptural installation The British Library explores the impact of immigration on all aspects of British culture and considers notions of territory and place, cultural identity, displacement and refuge. Selected artists Leah Gordon, Phillip Hall-Patch, Ester Svensson & Rosanna Martin and […]

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Romek Marber

Romek Marber

At the Sallis Bonney Theatre, the University of Brighton Until April 9th romek-marber-exhibition Small exhibition of this amazing graphic designer, showing work from his time at Penguin books re-designing the covers for the crime genres and other major design areas like the magazine covers of  ‘The Observer’ paper. Marbers simple use of black and green […]

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Come and See

“Come and See will demonstrate the range of the artists’ output – from painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture, to film, music and literature – exploring their provocative and deliberately confrontational work, which approaches controversial subjects with irreverence and dark humour.” http://www.serpentinegalleries.org/exhibitions-events/jake-and-dinos-chapman-come-and-see” Packed in to a tiny gallery in Hyde park near the Serpentine the exhibition […]

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Subversive Design

Subversive Design

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery “Subversive Design explores how designers, makers and manufacturers react to the world around them, playing with form, function and materials to create objects that provoke and amuse. For over 200 years craft and design have been used to engage and challenge political and social issues in both obvious and more […]

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Jan Švankmajer

Jan Švankmajer

Amazing sculptures and animation set designs from Jan Švankmajer at Brighton University. “Prolific across the arts, Jan Švankmajer is best known for the dark, surreal visions and macabre comedy of his films. Combining live action, puppetry and a rich range of animation techniques, he is widely recognised as one of the most original and influential […]

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Sarah Lucas

Sarah Lucas at the Whitechapel gallery “First coming to prominence in the 1990s with a show at London’s City Racing memorably titled, Penis Nailed to a Board, this British artist’s sculpture, photography and installation have established her as one of the most important figures of her generation.” This exhibition is loads of fun and there […]

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Mass Observation

Mass Observation

photographersgallery Mass Observation Exhibition: Photographers Gallery “Mass Observation (MO) was founded in 1937 as a radical experiment in social science, art and documentary. Its founders aimed to create a new kind of realism in response to the economic and political conditions leading up to World War 2. The Archive, currently held at the University of […]

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Giuseppe Penone

Giuseppe Penone

Italian artist Giuseppe Penone presents Spazio di Luce, a twelve metre bronze cast of a tree, with a radiant gold-leaf interior specially conceived for the Whitechapel Gallery. “His new work inspires a programme of talks, workshops, films and performances, exploring critical encounters between art, nature, and the city. Conceived around the structure of a tree […]

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