Category Archives: Exhibitions and Events

Exhibition, Event, Happening?

In many ways ironic that I should find out about Doug Aitkens project ‘Station to station- a 30 day happening’ that was to take over the Barbican , London from the 27th June through to the 26th July, shortly after … Continue reading

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Being in Madrid.

I have just spent 5 days in Madrid. It was the first time I have visited and was an opportunity to visit some of the big galleries and see some very famous works in the flesh. We visited the Museum … Continue reading

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Workshop- Painting with Earth pigments.

Yesterday I went to a workshop run by artist, Pete Ward, in conjunction with the Soil-Culture Exhibition at Plymouth University Gallery. It was about painting with earth pigments. I was keen to get a greater insight on the processes involved … Continue reading

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Pitch Black- Phonesis.

‘ I hope the experience of playing in the dark will create a closer communication between the audience and the band and that it will be meaningful to anyone who is used to relying on their sight in everyday life. I’m … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Arboretum

Arboretum- The art of trees; Arborealists and other artists at The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (viewed on 3/3/15). This exhibition is an exploration of the art of the tree from multiple viewpoints through the work of 30 contemporary … Continue reading

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Seminar- Second Site- the Context of Art.

Hestercombe Gallery, nr Taunton, Seminar, 12th February 2014, 1pm – 4.30pm This was the 3rd of a series of seminars at this new Contemporary Art space in Somerset. It is complementary to the exhibition, ‘Second Site’, currently at the gallery … Continue reading

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Exhibition that features Installation- John Newling’s ‘Ecologies of Value’ at Nottingham Contemporary 2013.

The artist I have chosen to talk about is John Newling, who I have come across recently. His work resonates for me in particular for his use of plant material in his work. The exhibition I’m going to talk about … Continue reading

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Liquid Lines- Drawing as a mechanism for exploration.

Hestercombe Gallery, nr Taunton, Seminar, 6th November 2014, 12.45- 4.30pm Hestercombe is a new Contemporary arts space in the south west and this is one of a series of 3 seminars with the aim of exploring and engaging with Contemporary … Continue reading

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Exhibition- ‘WALK-ON- from Richard Long to Janet Cardiff’

This was an opportunistic visit to the ‘WALK-ON- from Richard Long to Janet Cardiff’, but at the same time quite timely as I have been considering artistic approaches to the environment and landscape. I was previously aware of the work … Continue reading

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Sneak preview- ‘Oceans’ by Tania Kovats

As part of the SAW artist talk with Jo Lathwood, there was an advertised sneak preview of Tania Kovat’s ‘Oceans’ exhibition. ‘In ‘Oceans’, originally organised and presented by The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Kovats  uses the natural world both as her … Continue reading

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