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.
This September, Exeter’s leading independent Contemporary Arts exhibition centre, Exeter Phoenix, will present a significant showcase exhibition of emerging and established contemporary visual artists from across the UK and beyond.
Conversations while colouring in a mushroom cloud is not something you’d usually find yourself discussing, but artist Marcus Lanyon is describing a colouring-in workshop that’s part of his Age of Panic exhibition at the White Moose Gallery, Barnstaple.
First held in 2006, the Exeter Contemporary Open is one of the UK’s most prominent regional contemporary art competitions, culminating in an annual exhibition at Exeter Phoenix, the South West’s foremost multi-artform venue and exhibition centre. Exeter Contemporary Open provides an important national platform for contemporary visual art with an emphasis on supporting new and emerging talent alongside more established artists.
Emily Speed is ‘concerned with how a person is shaped by the buildings they have occupied and with how a person occupies their own psychological space’. Sick building syndrome was once all the rage, and now we may well be looking at sick country syndrome, which could give Emily’s Classically inspired show an added edge when it pops into the Exeter Phoenix.
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.
India Dance South West was launched in 2015 and now Vibha Selvaratnam is presenting the UK premiere of her new work Nayika (Heroine) at the Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday, March 22 2016.
Three artists, Jack Burton, Paul Merrick and Tom Pitt announced as joint recipients of the prestigious Overall award for Exeter Contemporary Open 2015 at Exeter Phoenix. In a break from tradition each artist will receive a £500 prize.
Growing up between Syria and Spain, Antonio Marguet attributes a childhood fascination with sculpting plastic objects to the influence of his father’s bubble-gum factory.
If you’re in Exeter, treat yourself to a trip to the Exeter Phoenix Cafe Bar to catch an exhibition of new prints by Tanya Morel.
Paul Carter’s practice investigates aspects of the built environment and architectural structure through sculptural assemblage and immersive installation.
It’s a work that dates back to 2008, but Mike Ricketts‘ Amethyst could be a telling signpost to his exhibition at the Exeter Phoenix.
‘I am interested in the ambiguity of the painted image,’ says Nicholas Dietrich on his website. His paintings will be on show at the Exeter Phoenix Cafe Bar Gallery.
Cornwall-based artist TD Pryke has ‘edgy’ paintings at the Exeter Phoenix Cafe Bar Gallery.
The eagle-eyed art aficionados of the south west and beyond will have recognised the presence of a somewhat insolent looking woman popping up hither and thither. The image in question is that Greedy Gwen, who’s been at the National Original Print Exhibition at the Bankside Gallery in London in September 2014; the RWA show in Bristol, and has now made her way to the cover of Ma Bain‘s latest album.
The PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS has rounded up more than 50 renowned artists to ‘explore contemporary artists’ manifestos and works inspired by the manifesto format’, and it’s coming to the Exeter Phoenix.
You can catch Cardiff-based artist S Mark Gubb‘s History Is Written By The Winners is at the Exeter Phoenix until May 10.
New work by Berlin-based artist Marie von Heyl with be at the Exeter Phoenix in the Of Occasional Tables and Alternative Endings exhibition.
Following sell-out performances in Israel, award-winning choreographer, Yael Flexer is back in the UK with digital artist Nic Sandiland.
Witty, exciting, thoughtful and engaging, there’s a steely core to LOW PROFILE – and there’s a clue in the title of their latest show Against All Odds, which continues until July 6, 2013 at the Exeter Phoenix.
For German artist Volkhardt Müller, the British high street is in the curious position of being uniquely generic; a multi-faceted Jekyll and Hyde-type thorough-fare of gaudy shops, brash behaviour, business-like buzz and encounter, depending what time of the day you catch it.