• 06-11-2017
  • Eleesha Drennan at V&A

  • You can see shortlisted artist Eleesha Drennan this Friday, 10th November 2017 at V&A https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/v4vaMorE/opera-weekender-before-sleep-at-the...
    at 17:45, Free entry.

    'before sleep at the end of love (description of a lullaby)', a total work by Sarah Hardie will open the Victoria & Albert Museum's Opera Weekender, a series of performances by established and emerging opera makers and companies, accompanying 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics'.

    'before sleep' was originally commissioned by T.P.S. and Bold Tendencies and written for and premiered at Bold Tendencies in 2016. Hardie worked with composer Jack Sheen, choreographer Eleesha Drennan, actor Angela Hardie and choir MUSARC to realise this work, and will restage it again with their collaboration.

  • 17-10-2017
  • Sarah Staton shortlisted for Architectural Award

  • Fellow Sarah Staton is presently shortlisted for a Brick Award for a public sculpture 'Edith and Hans' commissioned by University of Bristol. The sculpture is a permanent new outdoor artwork in Bristol, referencing the city’s rich brick-making history. The ‘social sculpture’ is Located in a meadow between the Wills Hall and Hiatt Baker halls of residence, the new artwork is conceived as an ‘outdoor room’ - somewhere between a ruin and an archaeological find, providing a place for contemplation, a meeting space or a site for picnicking. The award is announced on Nov 9th - fingers crossed Sarah!

  • 18-09-2017
  • MIchael Simpson at BlainSouthern Berlin

  • An exhibition by painting fellow Michael Simpson has just opened at BlainSouthern Berlin running until the 28th October and launched during Berlin Art Week. The show entitled Squint has 20 new works by Simpson, many of which are very large format, one being composed four-part polyptych over three metres high and seven metres wide. Having recently won the John Moores Painting Prize, exhibiting At Marlborough Contemporary in NYC, the White Cube in 2016 and being shown widely with the British Council, this is the first solo show in Germany for Simpson. For more information http://www.blainsouthern.com/exhibitions/2017/squint