This September Devon’s leading contemporary arts centre, the Exeter Phoenix, will present a significant showcase exhibition of emerging and established contemporary visual artists from across the UK and beyond.
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TD Pryke has ‘edgy’ paintings at the Exeter Phoenix Cafe Bar Gallery.
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Lisa Watts, Snowgum, 2013. Photo Mark Cohen
We all have our own way of interacting with art, and Lisa Watts has turned that interaction into an art form in itself.
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Image: Laura White, We Can Have It All, (detail) Spacex, 2012. Image courtesy the artist.
We Can Have It All, refreshingly declares the title of Laura White’s solo show at the
Spacex gallery, Exeter. The show promises to question value, taste and our relationship with consumer culture.
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Sandra Dieckmann‘s design for A Strange Wild Song
This wonderful poster design for Rhum and Clay’s new show A Strange Wild Song by
Sandra Dieckmann deserves to be seen, as does the show, which is apparently inspired by a First World War event, and is now at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.
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The prospect of exciting theatre for young people is always worth a tingle or two to the spine, and that is apparently what Scruffy Mutt Theatre provide.
Continue reading Only for brave children. Terrible Tales at The Bike Shed theatre
The Bike Shed Theatre auditoriam, by Brendan Barry
Scratch, the platform for artists to show their work in progress, is back at Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre.
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John Court (detail)
New works alongside drawings and performance produced over the last 15 years from Bromley-born Finish-based artist
John Court in his first UK solo exhibition at the Spacex.
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Michael Samuels, Tragedy of the Commons, 2012. Photo Roberto Rubalcava & Beate Sonnenberg. Courtesy Rokeby, London
Anyone who’s tried to put furniture together can feel an affinity to Michael Samuels’ This Was Tomorrow at the Spacex, Exeter.
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The Spacex on Preston Street, Exeter
Founded in 1974, Spacex is a leading contemporary art gallery located in the centre of Exeter. The diverse programme encourages the public to engage with the latest developments in contemporary art through a changing exhibitions programme, which includes new commissions, projects and activities.
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Le Grand Charmer, Andro Semeiko
Andro Semeiko will talk about his exhibition Le Grand Charmer, which is at the Exeter Phoenix.
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Le Grand Charmer, Andro Semeiko
In Le Grand Charmer,
Andro Semeiko’s painting-based practice extends into drawing, sculpture and installation at the Exeter Phoenix.
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Exeter Ignite: the new theatre and arts festival in the South West, taking over from the Exeter Fringe Festival
Ignite is Exeter’s new festival on the block, filling the shoes of the city’s former fringe festival.
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South West artist Mary Sumner will be one of these exhibiting at Art in Mind in Exeter
The Maynard School, Denmark Road, Exeter, is holding Art in Mind its third exhibition of work by contemporary, national and international professional artists. All the work exhibited will be for sale, including pottery and drawings from Gallery 36.
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RedBall, here seen in Chicago, is coming to the UK
Who can fail but be inspired by a big RedBall? The RedBall, which rolls into Torbay on Saturday, June 2, has been granted the Inspire mark by the London 2012 Inspire programme.
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Napoleon: A Defence: Le Navet Bete take a look at the Napoleonic Wars
Comedy can often be uncomfortable, and clowns give you the heebie-jeebies, not least with the territory they explore.
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Passage of the Soul: an ongoing quest into identity
David Blandy’s Passage of the Soul exhibition at the
Exeter Phoenix is still the part of the Guardian Guide’s exhibition pick of the week (well, till tomorrow – February 17 – at least).
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An exhibition at Exeter's Gloss Gallery
Gloss Gallery is having an exhibition of new artists for 2012.
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Backward Glance, an award-winning production from
multi-story theatre company – they picked up a Creativity Award prize in Prague in 2009 – is at The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.
Continue reading Backward Glance: myth and memory, love and loss and the shifting relationships between men and women
After Dark, a gripping new play seen through the eyes of a woman who has seen it all
South West playwright
Hugh Janes premieres his gripping new play After Dark at The Bike Shed Theatre.
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Little Red Riding Hood by Soup Theatre
Soap Soup Theatre Company re-invent the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood, with their show featuring a boxing Grandma, a dandy wolf and one very determined little girl.
Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood story with an identifiable setting at The Bikeshed Theatre
Pocket sized pencil sketch could by of Lord Byron
Research into the collection of drawings by John Constable (1776-1837) at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) has revealed another portrait of a literary giant: Lord Byron.
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