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Monthly Archives: May 2015


Boîte-en-Valise: Exchanges through performativity and practice


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Artists: Sam Van Aken (USA), Nelly Haliti (Swiss), Juan Juarez (USA), Kypros Kyprianou (UK), Karin Lehmann (Swiss), Beat Lippert (Swiss), Stuart Nolan (UK), Matt Parsons (UK), Joanna Spitzner (USA).   Nine artists have been invited to contribute to an international project,developing networks and forums for collaboration for contemporary arts practitioners in the south of England, New  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm

‘Blue Monkey Network presents’ : Unfinished Business – Sheila Hay


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‘Blue Monkey Network presents’ : Unfinished Business – Sheila Hay Thursday 28th May, 6 – 8pm at Towner, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ
Artists – all welcome   FREE to Blue Monkey Network members; £5 non-members
 
Refreshments will be available (contributions welcome) or please feel free to bring a bottle.   Our occasional Unfinished Business  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 11, 2015 at 1:55 pm

Film: REEF: Three Years, Three Cities – A Curatorial Collaboration


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REEF was a new piece of work by artist Simon Faithfull. It was part of a three-year, medstore seek cross-border collaborative project Time and Place led by Fabrica a contemporary visual arts centre in Brighton.  


Posted on May 8, 2015 at 10:49 am

Brighton based artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva at Venice Biennale


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Brighton based artist Elpida Hadzi – Vasileva is presenting a major new site specific installation, ed Haruspex, sale at the 56th International Art Exhibition, recipe La Biennale di Venezia. Included in the Pavilion of the Holy See, curated by Micol Forti, Elpida will be showing alongside two other artists. Inspired by the New Testament, the  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 8, 2015 at 10:22 am

Towner recruiting for Head of Exhibitions


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Towner is recruiting for a full time permanent Head of Exhibitions.   This exciting role will lead on the delivery of the contemporary exhibitions programme, ed identifying commissioning opportunities, patient partners and artists’ professional development. Working with the Executive Director and Head of Collections, the Head of Exhibitions will develop a world class exhibitions programme  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 8, 2015 at 10:11 am

Dawn Chorus – Exploring the relationship between birdsong and the human voice UPDATE


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Dawn Chorus, buy by British artist Marcus Coates, sale uses unique digital methods to explore the relationship between birdsong and the human voice, drawing out similarities between the behaviour of birds and humans. This immersive multi-screen film installation features 19 individual singers who uncannily recreate birdsong and bird movement. Together they form a chorus that  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

Platform graduate winner Sophie Dixon launches residency blog – UPDATE


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Platform graduate winner Sophie Dixon has recently finished her month long residency in Lens, medic Northern France.   Working alongside French artist Jehanne Thibault* She was selected by the Lens-Louvre Tourism board as part of the cross channel ICR project to respond to the city of Lens and the surrounding area. http://thibaultjehanne.fr   The city  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Opportunity: CVAN South East Manager


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The Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN) represents and supports a diverse and vibrant visual arts ecology, prescription embracing a broad range of artistic and curatorial practice across the nine English regions.   CVAN South East – formerly known as ‘Turning Point South East’ – is a regional network of visual arts organisations initiated in 2007  Continue Reading »


Posted on May 6, 2015 at 3:53 pm