Theatre Alibi premiere a contemporary version of Charles Dickens’ Old Curiosity Shop premiering at Exeter Northcott Theatre on March 8 prior to a national tour. Curiosity Shop is a co-production with Exeter Northcott and Oxford Playhouse.
The City You Dream of Project, shortliested for the Playable City Award
The £30,000 Playable City Award was launched by Bristol’s
Watershed October this year to challenge artists from all over the world to bring together creative technologies, art and play to surprise and engage audiences by bringing a sense of wonder into public spaces.
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.
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.
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.
Work by Masie Parker
The Red Earth Gallery, Bickleigh plays host to artists Maisie Parker and Dan Bryant, recent graduates from Somerset College, Taunton, for the Flesh and Feather exhibition.
Ben Yates’ 5-Point asteroid
Photocubist Ben Yates has created a new Dark Arts exhibition for Totnes, Devon.
Dave and Sadie Green’s Postcard from Manteo
Sample the sights, sounds and smells of North Carolina in North Devon with Dave and Sadie Green’s
A Postcard from Manteo installation.
Totnes-based band Matthew & Me will be touring Cornwall
Totnes based Matthew & Me leave their South Devon home this summer to embark on a tour of Cornwall.
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.
Le Grand Charmer, Andro Semeiko
Andro Semeiko will talk about his exhibition Le Grand Charmer, which is at the Exeter Phoenix.
Six And Twelve, A Spire To Be by Chris Amey (detail)
Chris Amey’s new sculpture Six And Twelve, A Spire To Be will be unveiled at
Sculptural at Coombe Trenchard.
Shake the Dust poetry slam competition
Would-be young poets in Plymouth will be demonstrating their ‘slamming skills’ this Friday in an exciting National youth poetry slam called
Shake the Dust.
One of Helen Snell's plinths at Broomhill
Good buddy of ArtsCulture,
Helen Snell has made it into the last 10 finalists of the Broomhill 2012 National Sculpture Prize.
Wild Nights Young Company
On a wild night in 2004, far from civilization in a remote valley on Dartmoor, a group of creative teenagers were camping out with with their drama group run by MED Theatre.
Sanctae detail from the indiegogo site
Ione Rucquoi has turned to crowd funding site indiegogo to help raise a portion of the funds needed to finish her two-year photographic installation Sanctae.
Chris Amey's Foreigner at the Edge
Chris Amey has new work at the Sculptural exhibition at Combe Trenchard. We spoke to Chris about his Foreigner at the Edge work at Heathercombe in September 2010, covering his background, inspiration, and the role of an artist in society, and much more.
Charlotte Church: "I’m really excited about my music for the first time in ages"
Charlotte Church will unveil her new sound at
Dartington’s HOME world music festival in Devon this month.
Ways With Words is offering young people a chance to attend the festival
Ways With Words festival of words and ideas is continuing to offer its successful bursary scheme for the much-loved 10-day festival this year at Dartington Hall.
Nowhere Island, extra stop added in Torquay
Nowhereisland, the Arctic island that his traveling through the South West during the Olympics has added a Torbay stop on its journey.
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.
Group teaching at the Dartmoor Arts Project
The Dartmoor Arts Project, which takes place in Drewsteignton from July 22-28, is offering bursaries to young and emerging artists and those with limited finances to join the summer school this year. Bursaries cover up to 50% of the summer school fees.