Spacex, Exeter’s contemporary visual arts organisation, has successfully raised £10,000 to support its new artists residency programme. Hundreds of people have donated money to the campaign, and in return will receive artworks, posters and publications.
Spacex, Exeter’s acclaimed contemporary visual art organisation, is at a challenging yet exciting point in its 40 year history. After temporary closure in response to funding cuts, the organisation has transformed the way it works. In place of being a gallery with a rolling programme of exhibitions Spacex now produces projects in collaboration with a wide range of partners.
Paul Carter’s practice investigates aspects of the built environment and architectural structure through sculptural assemblage and immersive installation.
The first major exhibition dedicated to Devon-based artist Benedict Rubbra’s search for a harmonious relationship between form, colour and light is at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
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.
When Mathew Sawyer was the Guardian’s artist of the week, it was revealed you would be unlikely to see him play his music live – he has a fear of public performances. So it’s a bit of a coup for the Spacex that Mathew will be performing tunes from his latest album. It’s all part of the artist’s first solo show in a public gallery.
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.
We all have our own way of interacting with art, and Lisa Watts has turned that interaction into an art form in itself.
Five brand new, pieces have just been delivered by internationally selling artist, Yvonne Coomber to Exeter’s gloss gallery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We’ve been a bit slow off the mark, but there’s still a chance to see the critically acclaimed (Edinburgh fringe festival 2011 smash hit, no less) Shutterland, at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.
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.
Scratch, the platform for artists to show their work in progress, is back at Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre.