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Ulay and Marina – Imponderabilia

Imponderabilia, a performance by Marina Abramovic and Ulay, her then lover. This performance involved the lovers standing and facing each other while naked in a narrow doorway. This was the only doorway through to a part of the exhibition, forcing visitors to walk through the two artists with skin on skin contact if they wanted […]

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Algamated

Date: December 2019Size: NAMaterial: Bamboo, electrical tape, twine Two bamboo sticks create disparity in the straightness of edges, combining themselves with cloaked tape and wrapped twine. Curving around a doorway, creating tension and balance, caressing contrasting bulbous forms.

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Tony Smith

Tony Smith began his career through Minimalism, working with architecture and painting. His work soon turned to monolithic, system-based sculpture that was based on intuition. Throughout his work is an interest in repetition and multiplication of the visual and physical world. Smith was not constrained by the boundaries of medium, which was seen through his […]

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Marie Lund

The sculptor Marie Lund works with stone and metal work to create intimate, self-contained works that involve some of the every day. The works often frame a number of temporal and material concerns due to their hanging, leaning or swinging composition. Working between the lines of beauty and dysfunction (as well as function), Lund deals […]

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Harder

Date: November 2019Size: VaryingMaterial: Jesmonite Harder than plaster with added texture forms and colour to create what is not really there. Producing a state that lies somewhere between fluidity and stasis.

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Walter Segal – Self Build

The self-build property, named after the creator Walter Segal, is a bolt-together post and beam form of timber frame constructor which relies on using all materials in standard sizing, which is how they are delivered, producing almost no waste. From the concrete base to the pre-fabricated panels that the house is built of, the aim […]

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Frame

Date: November 2019Material: Photographs digitally drawn over Scale and perspectives determined to work with other materials, adding in gravity and tension. Natural building materials wanted in an unnatural environment. Incorporating the space in design and composition,

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Artist Talk: Rachel Garfield

Rachel Garfield is an artist that has travelled through mediums to portray their ideas surrounding racial based criticism, racial history and identity, specifically in the Jewish culture. This has grown from their personal experience of racial based criticism throughout childhood and adulthood. As a new artist, Garfield hung around with those who made art-based film, […]

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Pumped Up

Date: November 2019Size: VaryingMaterial: Plaster Removing characterisation using balloons in the creation process of casting every-day elements of the environment. Simplicity and balance entrances attention.

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Artist Talk: Arianne Churchman

Churchman’s enthusiasms include that of British Folk Law and traditions. Folk law and contemporary art practices have like domains in the eyes of Churchman, bringing about a strange and temporal mess. This leads her to find the strange and wonky things of daily life to bring into the artwork. A very visual and residual culture […]