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Portable art and ideas – the Stowage exhibition in Exeter

Stowage is an exhibition of small-scale artworks in the shop windows of Exeter’s West Quarter. One of the curators, Gabrielle Hoad, reveals the thinking behind the show and reflects on the results.

Stowage is about storing things in tight spaces, about making ideas portable, luggage-sized, able to move from place to place. It’s a collection of art built in and around old-fashioned sweet jars that brings together artists and retailers in sometimes unexpected conjunctions.

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Engaging the public in Random Acts of Art. Volkhardt Muller on the Exeter Spacex project

Exeter Spacex Random Acts of Art project

Exeter-based artist Volkhardt Muller is one of three artists with a residency at the Spacex gallery working on the project Random Acts of Art, which aims to focus the gallery on its environs – Exeter’s West Quarter. We got in touch to find out more….

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Exeter’s oldest shopping streets to become a walkthrough gallery in Stowage exhibition

Some of Exeter’s oldest shopping streets will be transformed into a walk-through gallery this spring. Independent traders in the city’s Fore Street and New Bridge Street are hosting small-scale works by more than 20 artists from across the UK.

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