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Truth and beauty: the thin line between the macabre and ‘perfection’

Truth and beauty
The Forum – University of Exeter
February 20-23, 2018 from 9am to 5pm

An art exhibition exploring the thin line between what is beautiful and macabre, is being staged by Devon artist and former fashion model, Phillippa Mills.

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Suki Dhanda: Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside | Suki Dhanda
The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside
22 March 2018

British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, returned to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’. The exhibition will be open to the public until 22 March 2018.

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Suki Dhanda: Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside: Suki Dhanda
The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art
8 February 2018 until 22 March 2018.

British Asian photographer Suki Dhanda, whose portraits of subjects for The Observer and The Guardian include Blue Planet presenter Sir David Attenborough, actress Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), former Prime Minister Tony Blair, singer and actress Rihanna, and artist Yoko Ono, will return to the South West art college where she began her photography journey, with a new exhibition commissioned by The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art, ‘Race, Place & Diversity by the Seaside’.

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Looe Street Detectives unearth hidden histories of Plymouth Arts Centre in 70 year celebration exhibition

Looe Street Detectives
Sara Bowler
Friday 2 February – Saturday 17 March
Private View: Thursday 1 February, 6-8pm. Sara Bowler will be in conversation with Plymouth Arts Centre’s Artistic Director Ben Borthwick at 7pm

Artist Sara Bowler is investigating the hidden histories of Plymouth Arts Centre’s location in Looe Street, for a new exhibition opening in February 2018.

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Creativity, history and the notion of rural queer identity: Simon Bayliss Kangaroo Beach and Past-Oral at the Exeter Phoenix

Apparently, ‘There really is a beach in Western Australia where kangaroos swim in the sea and sunbathe afterward,’ according to Mary Reufle. It’s Mary’s intriguing essay that has inspired Simon Bayliss’s new show Kangaroo Beach at the Exeter Phoenix.

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Works by legendary Australian artist on public display for the first time at Oriel y Parc, St Davids

An exhibition which explores how two celebrated 20th century artists were deeply moved by their sense of place has opened at Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Continue reading Works by legendary Australian artist on public display for the first time at Oriel y Parc, St Davids

Abstract pioneer: Gillian Ayres untold story in largest UK exhibition at National Museum Cardiff

A major exhibition at National Museum Cardiff celebrating the work of one of Britain’s most renowned abstract artists, Gillian Ayres. This is the largest exhibition of Ayres’s work ever seen in the UK, opening on Saturday 8 April. It tells the untold story of the influence of Wales on her life and work.

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Artist Oliver Sutherland explores innovative digital simulations in The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

As part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Oliver Sutherland will present a solo exhibition of moving image artworks situated within real-time simulations, opening with a free public launch from 5pm until 7pm on Wednesday 11 January 2017. Booking is not required and the free launch is open to all.

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Present Makers 2016 – the best of South West makers at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Present Makers 2016 is a vibrant selling exhibition presenting a new selection of craft makers whose work highlights the skill and diversity of craft across the South West region, and it’s on at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG).

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Rethink our shared history: Helen Snell’s A Long Shadow exhibition at The National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth

An exhibition of three-dimensional artwork that challenges visitors to rethink events in our shared history is to be launched by The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s (NMRN) artist in residence Helen Snell.

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Young Shoots spring to life as the Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) explores the secret world of soil in a new exhibition

Without soil there would be no life. Healthy soils are not only essential for the production of our food, timber and fibres but are a vital part of our global eco-system, filtering our water and acting as a carbon sink to reduce the impact of climate change. That’s why the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW) commissioned 13 artists to explore it for the United Nations International Year of Soils 2015.

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Écriture Féminine: ‘contemporary depictions of women writing her self’ at Edgar Modern

Hélène Cixous first coined the term ‘écriture féminine’ in her essay, “The Laugh of the Medusa” (1975), where she asserts “woman must write her self: must write about women and bring women to writing, from which they have been driven away as violently as from their bodies”.

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