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Canalworks

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Exhibition exploring major engineering works on the Monmouthsire & Brecon Canal. Andrew Lamont Gallery
Launch: 4 Oct 2018, 6-8pm.

During the winter of 2016 /17 the Llangattock stretch of the canal was closed and drained for repair and re-lining, interrupting the flow of water and navigation from the Beacons to the Sea. This exhibition shows these engineering works in progress, in the context of industrial heritage and the interchange of human and natural forces. Painting, drawing, video and found objects from the canal, its feeder streams and the interconnecting network of paths, tramways and roads.

Exhibition runs from 5 Oct – 11 Nov with related events (info to follow)
Andrew Lamont Gallery
Theatr Brycheiniog
Canal Wharf
Brecon, Powys
LD3 7EW

vis-à-vis

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Contemporary Welsh artists respond to images of Women in the University of South Wales Museum Collection
Oriel Y Bont Gallery
9 Jul – 19 Oct 2018 9-5 weekdays
Exhibition launch: 28 Sept
Conversation Project: Jun–Jul

The University of South Wales announces its summer exhibition, vis-à-vis. In celebration of the centenary of women’s suffrage, a selection of twenty images of women from its own Museum Collection have been paired with twenty images of women by contemporary artists from Wales.
Oriel Y Bont Gallery
Treforest Campus
Pontypridd
CF37 1DL

Project director – Dr Frances Woodley, Curator USW

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A unique collaborative audio/visual installation created from material gathered during the construction of the recently completed micro-hydro scheme at Blaen Dyar above the Clydach Gorge. By Penny Hallas and Leona Jones - artists in residence with HYDRO, Llangattock Green Valleys CIC, Brecon Beacons, Wales.

 re:Source programme notes and feedback

A response to re:Source by Graham Hartill

 A response to re:Source by Frances Presley

“This has so many different dimensions – at times in the reality of the micro-hydro, at times in some supercharged realm. Always returning to the insistent flow of the water”

Thanks to LGV, BBNPA’s SDF, and A&B Cymru’s CultureStep Investment Programme to strengthen and develop Jones and Hallas’s creative partnership with LGV.

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Binocular

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Event: 15 Mar 2018 2-3pm East/West exchange: artists speaking from their respective geographical areas, including an interactive reading. With Dr Adrian Healy of Cardiff University’s School of Planning and Geography.

Closing drinks: 23 Mar 6-8pm

In this new phase of collaboration with Suffolk-based artist Caroline Wright, we continue to explore the position and experience of ‘insider’ and ‘outsider’, taking the Skirrid Mountain, Monmouthshire as the site of investigation

Exhibition runs 1 – 24 Mar 2018
Arcade Cardiff
Queen’s Arcade, Queen’s St. Cardiff, CF10 2BY
Unit 3b, by New Look, down the escalators

Glorious Disgust

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Gogoneddus Ych-a-Fi
20 Feb – Apr 2018
An exhibition of work by contemporary Surrealists and their associates.
Event: 23 Mar 2018, 4.30-6pm

B.Block Gallery Space
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff CF23 6XD

One Minute Artists Moving Image Festival

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23-25 Feb ’18
A One Minute film festival taking place in North Wales dedicated to artists moving image. Including my films DadaUmm (pictured) and Heads of the Valleys (see Working Landscape post, Jan 18)
Launch: 23 Feb 6.30 – 8.00pm

BALACLAFA CARN
Ffordd Balaclava
Caernarfon LL55 1TG

For programme and venue details go to: One minute North Wales
Twitter @OneMinuteWales
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/oneminutenorthwales/

Working Landscape

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31 Jan 2018 6-7pm
The Art House, Wakefield WF1 2TE

Peak Collective screening programme, with works providing shifting encounters with place. My film, Heads of the Valleys will be shown alongside film by artists Susan Adams, Edwin Burdis, Stefhan Caddick, Rebecca Chesney, Morag Colquhoun, Anna Falcini, Islet / Ewan Jones Morris, Sion Marshall-Waters, Chris Nurse and Helen Sear.

The Art House
PEAK

Beyond Orpheus Beyond Eurydice

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An evening of poetry, film, movement, voice improvisation and recorded sound.

27 Oct 7.45pm.
Centre 151, Whiston Rd, London E2 8BL
Free (voluntary contributions welcome)

GHOST JAM with
Steve Boyland
Lyndon Davies
Nia Davies
Steven Hitchins
Camilla Nelson
Julia Rose Lewis
Anthony Mellors
Scott Thurston

This event follows performance/presentation earlier in the day at the Translating Eurydice Conference
University of East London, Stratford Campus. Both performances represent the latest in the long-running
sequence of collaborations arising from the Orpheus Project (2010).
Click here for more details about the Orpheus Project.
Click here to see a video clip.

Canalchemy

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A series of collaborative performances along the route of the deleted Glamorganshire canal.
See Steve Hitchen’s Canalchemy

Binocular: disturbance

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Shared concerns from collaboration with Suffolk-based artist Caroline Wright are realised in work that explores the position and experience of the insider and outsider, using TestBed to challenge ideas through drawings, exchange and display of objects, parallel walking, mapping of locations and other works. The Skirrid Mountain, Monmouthshire, located on the fringe of the Black Mountains is our site of investigation as we unpick what it means to be familiar and unfamiliar and the disturbance this causes.


For more about the Binocular:disturbance show see a-n Binocular Blog.

Binocular-TestBed2016reducedBinocular is an Arts Council Wales funded production project. Supported by a Professional Development Bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company


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