Penny McCarthy’s exhibition ‘Cloud Falls in Love With Mortal’ opens on 8th October 2022

Penny McCarthy, Cloud falls in love with mortal, pencil on paper. Photo Hugo Glendinning.

Solo exhibition by the Evelyn Williams Drawing Award Winner 2019 at Hastings Contemporary. Cloud falls in love with mortal is a solo exhibition by Penny McCarthy and comprises an extensive series of graphite drawings made between 2019 and 2022. The artist received the biennial Evelyn Williams Drawing Award in 2019. The catalyst for these drawings was a newspaper image from […]

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Hester Reeve presenting at Show and Tell on How to Dwell in the House of Art – Wednesday 27th July 11:00AM

FTI-Io Flat Time House & /origin\forward/slash\ Free event  Wednesday  July 27th  11 am  BST  2022 on Zoom.   How can art be a location or place of ‘dwelling’ in our contemporary situation and why should it matter to us? What does it mean to be ‘at-home-in-the-world’ and if, as Heidegger maintained, we are suffering from the ‘plight of homelessness,’ does […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Becky Shaw and Emma Bolland (PhD candidate and Fine Art Associate Lecturer) report on participation in the National Association of Fine Art Education (NAFAE) annual conference, and their paper on oHPo Radio

oHPo Radio

NAFAE explores and champions the changing terrain of fine art education in the UK. The focus of this years’ conference (May 29th) was Making Communities and Making with Communities, looking at the significance of community both within fine art education and in the communities that fine art education interacts with and builds. The day was intense and packed with really […]

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Dr Becky Shaw Researcher Blog – Running across subsidence: The ordinary failure of public art and public infrastructure services

Becky Shaw Putting myself in every pipe in the City of Calgary. Live work September 2017. Image credit Becky Shaw

Becky’s Shaw’s exploration of the unstable space of commissioning included in new book on public art and failure. When an artist is commissioned to explore an institution or organisation the pretext is often to ‘celebrate:’ to communicate complicated ‘hidden’ work to a public; to reach a ‘hard to reach’ community; to give visibility or to find a form to express societal […]

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Hester Reeve to present at ‘Beyond Bohm: Science, Order and Creativity’ on August 14th as part of the Pari Center Online Summer Series

Beyond Bohm: Contemplation and Creativity

On August 14th Hester Reeve, Reader in Fine Art, will be presenting at ‘Beyond Bohm: Science, Order and Creativity’ and leading a panel of invited artists to discuss the physicist’s ideas about creativity and what he termed ‘Artamovement.’ She will also join in a round table discussion chaired by Lee Nichol exploring the Bohm-Barfield connection and links between imagination and […]

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Smizz gives lecture in Transmission series

Smizz at Transmission

Smizz will give a talk this afternoon as part of the Transmission Fine Art Lecture series. Lab4Living researcher and PhD student Smizz, a graduate of both Fine Art and Radiotherapy at Sheffield Hallam University, will talk about how collectives, collaboration and friendship can be the best transmission of (radical) care. “To transmit is to transfer, from communication, action sending a […]

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‘La Forme naturelle’ – Sharon Kivland opens new exhibition at Edizioni Galleria Periferia

La Forme naturelle, Sharon Kivland Opening: Saturday 14 March 2020, 12.00PM – 5.00PM and 21 and 28 March, 4 and 11 April 2020 every Saturday from 12.00PM to 5.00PM or by appointment  The exhibition is generously supported by the Casimir Eigensatz Foundation galleria Edizioni Periferia · Unterlachenstrasse 12 · 6005 Luzern · www.periferia.ch There will be diligent squirrels who read […]

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Transmission: Site Gallery hosts the first cohort of the Freelands Artist Programme – Tuesday 03 March 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION Ling Yuen Fong - Carr, Street, Vann, Williams - Photo by Jules Lister

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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Transmission: Becky Shaw and Katrina Palmer – Tuesday 25 February 2020

2020 TRANSMISSION SHAW Becky - Katrina Palmer (2)

TRANSMISSION 2020 Keywords are words or concepts of significance. Sometimes they are used as shortcuts to interpretation or expectation. Words (and concepts) have multiple and often contradictory meanings. They are not fixed, and there may be a struggle over their definitions. They change and flow or are blocked and fought over. They are employed, weaponised, or otherwise. This year Transmission […]

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